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Roland Kadefors


Roland Kadefors
+46 31 786 3224

Room number: F140
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 41122 Göteborg

Department of Sociology and Work Science (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 4764
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 411 22 Göteborg

About Roland Kadefors

Ph.D Chalmers University of Technology 1973. 1990 Board member, National Institute for Working Life. 1994 Adjunct Professor, Department of Human Factors Engineering, Chalmers. 1999 Regional Director, NIWL. 2002 Senior Researcher, NIWL. 2004 Scientific Editor, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 1998 Co-ordinator, EU project (Biomed-2). 2002 Board Member, Center for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Gävle. 2005 Co-ordinator, ESF project "Life Competence 50+", Workplaces in Change. 2006 Co-ordinator, study for the Swedish government "A prolonged working life for the elderly workforce: needs and possibilities". 2010 Work Package leader, Best Agers project “Work and Employment”. Since 2007 visiting professor/researcher with Department of Work Science.

Technical and organisational design of work and workplaces. Since 2007 emphasis on ageing and work.

Current research
Studies of work participation and demographics in the Baltic Sea Region.
Analysis of attitudes towards older workers among employers and employees.
Analysis of attitudes towards retirement in different occupational groups.
Generation shift in companies and public sector.

Studies for the Swedish Armed Forces concerning the generation shift in military officers 2009 and 2011. Several projects in co-operation with the Västra Götaland Region concerning demographic change, competence availability and competence transfer. Reports for the Interreg Baltic Sea project Best Agers on employability of older people, calculation of cost and benefits in relation to older employees, and competence transfer in SMEs in a generation shift. Many interviews about age and work in national media, including Radio Sweden (English). Participated in the University of Gothenburg media seminar in October, 2011.

Latest publications

The capability of organizations to manage delayed retirement
Roland Kadefors, Ewa Wikström, Rebecka Arman
Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Att vilja och kunna arbeta längre
Roland Kadefors
Stockholm, Regeringskansliet, Report 2019

Sammanhållen karriärplanering i försvarsmakten
Gunnar Gillberg, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors, Anders Östebo
Halvårsrapport 2019. Göteborgs universitet, Report 2019

Social inequality in working life expectancy in Sweden
Roland Kadefors, K Nilsson, P-O Östergren, L Rylander, M Albin
Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Coherent Career Planning. An attempt to create a sustainable human resource management strategy within the Swedish Armed Forces
Gunnar Gillberg, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors, Anders Östebo
15th ERGOMAS Biennial Conference in Lisbon, Portugal – June 17-21 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Should we retire later? A study of society and organizational level narratives
Rebecka Arman, Ewa Wikström, Roland Kadefors
7th International Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research (RNMR), March 2018, Barcelona, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

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Differences between occupations with respect to exit from working life
Roland Kadefors, Kerstin Nilsson, Lars Rylander, P-O Östergren, Maria Albin
Proceedings 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne 9-14 August 2015 , Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution


Förändring krävs om fler ska jobba längre
Roland Kadefors, Kjell Torén, Albin. Maria
Svenska Dagbladet, Newspaper article 2014
Newspaper article

Costs and benefits of age management in the enterprise
Peter Domschke, Roland Kadefors, Marjo Wallin
Competitiveness and Employment for the Future. A Compilation of Findings of the Project "Best Agers Lighthouses", Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Costs and benefits of age management in the enterprise
Roland Kadefors
Proc. 3rd International Wellbeing at Work Conference, Copenhagen, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

What happened in the Swedish public sector in 2001, when employees were given the option to retain permanent employment to age 67?
Roland Kadefors
7th Nordic Working Life Conference: Threats and Possibilities Facing Nordic Working Life, Conference paper 2014
Conference paper

Work life length in different occupations
Roland Kadefors, Maria Albin, Lars Rylander, Kerstin Nilsson
Proc. 7th Nordic Work Life Conference 2014: Threats and Possibilities, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Vad hände i offentlig sektor när LAS-gränsen höjdes: vilka fortsatte att jobba till 67?
Roland Kadefors, Agneta Thorin, Anders Öhman
Arbetsmarknad & Arbetsliv, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Ageing and work in the Baltic Sea Region: problems and remedies
Roland Kadefors
Creativity, lifelong learning and the ageing population, Östersund, Jamtli, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

To work or not to work in an extended working life
Roland Kadefors
Arbetsmarknad och arbetsliv, Book review 2013
Book review

Vård och omsorg. Industri. Tjänstemannasektorn.
Roland Kadefors
Ett hållbart arbetsliv 2030, Stockholm, Tema Likabehandling, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

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