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Roland Kadefors

Researcher

Roland Kadefors
Researcher
roland.kadefors@socav.gu.se
+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
www.socav.gu.se
socav@socav.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 4764
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 411 22 Göteborg

About Roland Kadefors

Background
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.

Research
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.

Cooperation
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

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

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

Occupation, gender and work-life exits: a Swedish population study
Roland Kadefors, K Nilsson, L Rylander, P-O Östergren, M Albin
Ageing & Society, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Förändrat pensionssystem räcker inte
Roland Kadefors
Äldre i Centrum, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Sammanhållen Karriärplanering – ett försök att skapa en hållbar personalförsörjningsstrategi inom försvarsmakten
Gunnar Gillberg, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors, Anders Östebo
Forum för arbetslivsforskning och Högskolan i Gävle. FALF-konferens den 10 - 12 juni 2018., Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Sammanhållen karriärplanering inom Försvarsmakten
Gunnar Gillberg, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors, Anders Östebo
Göteborg, Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap, Report 2017
Report

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2010

Enabling longer work life: four case studies.
Per-Olof Thång, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors
Working and Ageing., Thessaloniki, Cedefop, Chapter in book 2010
Chapter in book

Organisation för livslångt lärande
Per-Olof Thång, Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors
Göteborg, Västra Götalandsegionen, Report 2010
Report

Prognostic factors for the effect of a myofeedback-based teletreatment service
Pernilla Larsman, Monika Hasenbring, Leif Sandsjö, Rianne Huis in ´t Veld, Erik Witvrouw et al.
Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Journal article 2010
Journal article

Human stature, health and workplace design. An ethical dilemma
Roland Kadefors
Zeitschrift für Arbeitswissenschaft, Journal article 2010
Journal article

Enabling longer work life: four case studies
Jan Holmer, Roland Kadefors, Per-Olof Thång
Working and ageing. Emerging theories and empirical perspectives. Proc. Int. Conf. Cedefop, Thessaloniki 2008, Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union, Chapter in book 2010
Chapter in book

Björn Johnson: Kampen om sjukfrånvaron
Roland Kadefors
Arbetsmarknad & Arbetsliv, Book review 2010
Book review

Telemedicine services: from idea to implementation
M Vollenbroek-Hutten, H Hermens, Roland Kadefors, Lieve Danneels, Lambert Nieuwenhuis et al.
Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Journal article 2010
Journal article

2009

Work related perceived stress and muscle activity during standardized computer work among female computer users
Pernilla Larsman, Stefan Thorn, K Søgaard, Leif Sandsjö, G Sjøgaard et al.
Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation, Journal article 2009
Journal article

Förord
Roland Kadefors
Perspektiv på arbetsmiljöarbete, Halmstad, Forskning i Halmstad, Högskolan i Halmstad, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

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