CHAPTER 1 - CHAPTER 1 Benny Karl-Erik Olsson= works for...

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CHAPTER 1 Benny Karl-Erik Olsson= works for Zurich based power plant builder co. Brown Boveri. Individual who can move easily across national borders and help implement global strategies Manigo-Truell= changed careers 6 times. Moved btwn different jobs into better position and better pay. Characterizes todays need for mobility. Lillian Hurn=although ATT did major cuts, she enjoyed a long career, why? Bc security and opportunity depend on keeping your skills current. Constantly took courses on the job to prepare for new challenges. Baby boomers clog the workplace by hanging on to the best paid jobs, blocking advancement of younger workers. Cummins Engine Co. hasn’t had a new full timer since 1978. Implications for mgmt: older workforce will cost more in direct wages and significantly increase medical costs. Younger are likely to show frustrations over limited opportunities to get high skilled high pay permanent jobs. Then when baby boomers retire-there is a skill deficit of the others for not getting to learn, Major Changes Reshaping the Economy -
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