2011 News Archive
Mary Catherine Bateson, Visiting Scholar at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work, Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Change and Positive Aging from Fielding Graduate University
9 December 2011—Writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson is slated to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Change and Positive Aging from Fielding Graduate University.
7 December 2011—Sloan Center Research Economist, Kevin Cahill, is being interviewed by AARP on Inside E Street
Older Workers Are Most Engaged, Committed, and Satisfied with Their Jobs — Generations of Talent Study
1 December 2011—A new research study by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College examines work experiences of employees, finding that those 40 years old and older are the most engaged and demonstrate the highest level of organizational commitment, and that those 50 years old and older are the most satisfied with their jobs.
18 November 2011—Stephen Sweet, Sloan Research Fellow, will present findings from the Talent Management Study at the Gerontological Society of America’s 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston (Nov 18-22). More »
Symposium: Cross-National Variation in Work Outcomes amongst Older Adults: The Generations of Talent Study
18 November 2011—On November 21, Researchers from the Sloan Center will present a series of papers based on the Generations of Talent Study (GOT) at the Gerontological Society of America’s 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston (Nov 18-22). More »
16 November 2011—On November 19, Dr. Allan Morgan, Sloan Center Research Fellow, will facilitate a discussion at the Gerontological Society of America’s 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston (Nov 18-22). More »
14 November 2011—Jacquelyn James, Research Director at the Center, will present findings from a workplace-based study of over 6,000 employees at the Gerontological Society of America’s 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston (Nov 18-22).
7 November 2011—Lecture Series by Mary Catherine Bateson, Part 5: November 8th “Connecting across Cultures” Understanding across cultural, racial, and ethical differences…….
4 November 2011—Jacquelyn James, Research Director at the Center, will speak to the Boston College Alumnae Association in New York City, for a conference, Refining the Journey (Nov 7).
2 November 2011—The Sloan Center’s unique resource provides a “first-stop” for locating reports and journal articles about the multi-generational workplace in the US and around the world
19 October 2011—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work is partnering with the Gerontological Society of America to support the 2011 Aging Means Business meeting. (Friday, November 18th, 2011).
14 October 2011—Christina Costa, Senior Research Associate at the Center, along with Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Jackie James convened the first roundtable phone call for the Center’s research fellows (October 11).
12 October 2011—Samantha Greenfield, our employer engagement specialist will present at Working Mother’s WorkLife Conference ...
11 October 2011—Over the last few weeks, Jacquelyn James, director of research at the Center has given variations of a presentation, “Optimizing the long future of aging: Engaged as We Age” ...
5 October 2011—The Sloan Center hosted research colleagues from Samsung Life Insurance: Retirement Research Center, South Korea: Jae Hyung Cha, Chief Research Fellow, Jaeryong Woo, Vice President and Yun Soo Cho, Research Fellow.
Sloan Foundation Awards Center on Aging & Work $2.7M to Study Effects of Time and Place Management on Business Bottom Line
23 June 2011—Center to gather evidence of business-relevant outcomes associated managing when and where work gets done.
31 May 2011—Center to Connect Flexible Work Arrangements with Economic/Business Outcomes.
29 April 2011—Considering an employee’s career stage and tenure may inform recruitment and retention … and to manage organizational knowledge.
25 March 2011—Newly published study in the Journal of Organizational Behavior discusses job conditions to increase engagement
17 February 2011—Age is not just a number. It’s how others perceive you; it’s what you’ve experienced …
8 January 2011—Younger/older worker collaboration can spark business innovation