Social Sustainability Challenges for European Manufacturing Industry: Attract, Recruit and Sustain
Paper i proceeding, 2013

The purpose of this paper is to link social sustainability challenges to manufacturing companies, focusing on the upcoming recruitment crisis caused by demographic changes in Europe. The findings are based on literature studies that were validated and reflected upon as the study progressed. The conclusion is that diversity within the manufacturing industry has to be increased in order to expand the pool of possible employees by focusing on three main improvements: providing interesting jobs, work flexibility and an improved image of the industry.

retention

human resources

recruitment

manufacturing industry

demographic change

shared values

social sustainability

Författare

Cecilia Berlin

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Caroline Dedering

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Guðbjörg Rist Jónsdóttir

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Johan Stahre

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Proceedings of the Advances in Production Management Systems conference (APMS), Penn State, PA, USA, September 2013

Vol. 414 78-85

Ämneskategorier

Sociologi (exklusive socialt arbete, socialpsykologi och socialantropologi)

Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

Tvärvetenskapliga studier

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Produktion

DOI

10.1007/978-3-642-41266-0_10

ISBN

978-3-642-41266-0