Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Ageing Society 2006 & 2008 A Challenge for Enterprises and Society
Ageing Society 2006 & 2008: Eine Herausforderung für Unternehmen und Gesellschaft

Topic
Work and Productivity
Social Systems and Welfare
Education and Learning
Wellbeing
Relevance for this Topic
Country Austria
URL
www.wisdom.at
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More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Zukunftsforum Österreich (Futures Forum Austria) and WISDOM (Vienna Institute for Social Science Documentation and Methodology)
Zukunftsforum Österreich and WISDOM
Liechtensteinstrasse 22a/17,
1090 Wien
Austria
Phone: (0043) 13194132
Email: datenarchiv(at)wisdom.at
Url: www.wisdom.at

Timeliness, transparency


Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Access to data

Conditions of access


Freely accessible for research and teaching, The WISDOM user guidelines apply to data requests; Orders must be submitted to WISDOM. Requests must contain the designated purpose and the terms and conditions; Cost: 10 Euro


The data is only available in German.

Access to data

Conditions of access


Freely accessible for research and teaching, The WISDOM user guidelines apply to data requests; Orders must be submitted to WISDOM. Requests must contain the designated purpose and the terms and conditions; Cost: 10 Euro


The data is only available in German.

Access to data

Conditions of access


Freely accessible for research and teaching, The WISDOM user guidelines apply to data requests; Orders must be submitted to WISDOM. Requests must contain the designated purpose and the terms and conditions; Cost: 10 Euro


The data is only available in German.

Access to data

Conditions of access


Freely accessible for research and teaching, The WISDOM user guidelines apply to data requests; Orders must be submitted to WISDOM. Requests must contain the designated purpose and the terms and conditions; Cost: 10 Euro


The data is only available in German.


Coverage


Round 1: Data was collected in 2006, the sample size included 700 business leaders (CEO's, recruiters or owners of a business enterprise). Round 2: Data was collected in 2008, the sample included 520 employed persons between the ages of 50 and 65.


2006


For Round 1 (2006), representatives of Austrian corporations were chosen for the sample. During Round 2 (2008), the sample was comprised of employed adults between the ages 50 and 65 from the Labour Force Registry.


National (Austria)


Round 1: No age range specified;


Representative of target group


Round 1 (2006) collected data economic and social development, elderly, employment, labour force, labour market, occupational training, population dynamics and social structure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Austrian enterprises’ strategies and preparations for the ageing employees. For instance, it evaluated how older employees are involved in the working-process, which strategies regional enterprises have and which measures they have taken or will take For Round 2 (2008), data was collected on the elderly, job satisfaction, labour and employment, labour force, labour market, labour supply, occupational training, population dynamics, social structure and unemployment. The aim of the 2008 study was to compare the enterprises’ point of view with the position of the older employees. This study especially analyses the wishes and the reality of older employees in the working world. Corresponds to Work and Productivity, Wellbeing, Education and Learning,and Social Systems and Welfare Topics


• Eder, A., Hager, I., Hudler-Seitzberger, M., & Wimmer, T. "Ageing Society. Analyse der Wünsche und Wirklichkeit älterer Erwebsfähiger" (2008). (Anlysis of wishes and realities of older employees) [in German].

Coverage


Round 1: Data was collected in 2006, the sample size included 700 business leaders (CEO's, recruiters or owners of a business enterprise). Round 2: Data was collected in 2008, the sample included 520 employed persons between the ages of 50 and 65.


2006


For Round 1 (2006), representatives of Austrian corporations were chosen for the sample. During Round 2 (2008), the sample was comprised of employed adults between the ages 50 and 65 from the Labour Force Registry.


National (Austria)


Representative of target group


Round 1 (2006) collected data economic and social development, elderly, employment, labour force, labour market, occupational training, population dynamics and social structure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Austrian enterprises’ strategies and preparations for the ageing employees. For instance, it evaluated how older employees are involved in the working-process, which strategies regional enterprises have and which measures they have taken or will take For Round 2 (2008), data was collected on the elderly, job satisfaction, labour and employment, labour force, labour market, labour supply, occupational training, population dynamics, social structure and unemployment. The aim of the 2008 study was to compare the enterprises’ point of view with the position of the older employees. This study especially analyses the wishes and the reality of older employees in the working world. Corresponds to Work and Productivity, Wellbeing, Education and Learning,and Social Systems and Welfare Topics


• Eder, A., Hager, I., Hudler-Seitzberger, M., & Wimmer, T. "Ageing Society. Analyse der Wünsche und Wirklichkeit älterer Erwebsfähiger" (2008). (Anlysis of wishes and realities of older employees) [in German].

Coverage


Round 1: Data was collected in 2006, the sample size included 700 business leaders (CEO's, recruiters or owners of a business enterprise). Round 2: Data was collected in 2008, the sample included 520 employed persons between the ages of 50 and 65.


2006


For Round 1 (2006), representatives of Austrian corporations were chosen for the sample. During Round 2 (2008), the sample was comprised of employed adults between the ages 50 and 65 from the Labour Force Registry.


National (Austria)


Round 1: No age range specified; Round 2: ages 50-65


Representative of target group


Round 1 (2006) collected data economic and social development, elderly, employment, labour force, labour market, occupational training, population dynamics and social structure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Austrian enterprises’ strategies and preparations for the ageing employees. For instance, it evaluated how older employees are involved in the working-process, which strategies regional enterprises have and which measures they have taken or will take For Round 2 (2008), data was collected on the elderly, job satisfaction, labour and employment, labour force, labour market, labour supply, occupational training, population dynamics, social structure and unemployment. The aim of the 2008 study was to compare the enterprises’ point of view with the position of the older employees. This study especially analyses the wishes and the reality of older employees in the working world. Corresponds to Work and Productivity, Wellbeing, Education and Learning,and Social Systems and Welfare Topics


• Eder, A., Hager, I., Hudler-Seitzberger, M., & Wimmer, T. "Ageing Society. Analyse der Wünsche und Wirklichkeit älterer Erwebsfähiger" (2008). (Anlysis of wishes and realities of older employees) [in German].

Coverage


Round 1: Data was collected in 2006, the sample size included 700 business leaders (CEO's, recruiters or owners of a business enterprise). Round 2: Data was collected in 2008, the sample included 520 employed persons between the ages of 50 and 65.


2006


For Round 1 (2006), representatives of Austrian corporations were chosen for the sample. During Round 2 (2008), the sample was comprised of employed adults between the ages 50 and 65 from the Labour Force Registry.


National (Austria)


Round 1: No age range specified; Round 2: ages 50-65


Representative of target group


Round 1 (2006) collected data economic and social development, elderly, employment, labour force, labour market, occupational training, population dynamics and social structure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Austrian enterprises’ strategies and preparations for the ageing employees. For instance, it evaluated how older employees are involved in the working-process, which strategies regional enterprises have and which measures they have taken or will take For Round 2 (2008), data was collected on the elderly, job satisfaction, labour and employment, labour force, labour market, labour supply, occupational training, population dynamics, social structure and unemployment. The aim of the 2008 study was to compare the enterprises’ point of view with the position of the older employees. This study especially analyses the wishes and the reality of older employees in the working world. Corresponds to Work and Productivity, Wellbeing, Education and Learning,and Social Systems and Welfare Topics


• Eder, A., Hager, I., Hudler-Seitzberger, M., & Wimmer, T. "Ageing Society. Analyse der Wünsche und Wirklichkeit älterer Erwebsfähiger" (2008). (Anlysis of wishes and realities of older employees) [in German].


Linkage


No

Linkage


No

Linkage


No

Linkage


No


Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology reported

Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology reported

Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology reported

Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology reported


Applicability


Strengths: The survey collects data from two perspectives: business leaders/employers and employees nearing retirement age. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size, excludes elderly persons above the age of 65, and excludes unemployed and retired persons.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey collects data from two perspectives: business leaders/employers and employees nearing retirement age. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size, excludes elderly persons above the age of 65, and excludes unemployed and retired persons.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey collects data from two perspectives: business leaders/employers and employees nearing retirement age. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size, excludes elderly persons above the age of 65, and excludes unemployed and retired persons.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey collects data from two perspectives: business leaders/employers and employees nearing retirement age. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size, excludes elderly persons above the age of 65, and excludes unemployed and retired persons.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Maria M. Hofmarcher
  • (see Partners)