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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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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


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

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

Lennart Lennerlöf, Mitt arbetsliv. En rekonstruerad forskningshistoria
Roland Kadefors
Arbetsmarknad och Arbetsliv, Book review 2009
Book review

Utvärdering av Karriärväxlingsprojektet
Marianne Blomsterberg, Roland Kadefors
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2009

Experiences from using a combination of myofeedback training and telemonitoring (MyoTel) to address neck-shoulder complaints at the workplace. The occupational health service perspective.
Christer Knutsson, Agneta Lindegård Andersson, Pernilla Larsman, Roland Kadefors, M Vollenbroek-Hutten et al.
NES 2009 - Globalized Ergonomics - The Consequences of Globalization, 22-24 June, Elsinore, Denmark, 2009, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

MyoTel: Telerehabilitation of work related neck pain - a myofeedback based telemedicine approach applied at the workplace.
Leif Sandsjö, Rianne Huis in ´t Veld, Pernilla Larsman, Roland Kadefors, Agneta Lindegård Andersson et al.
5th World Congress of the ISPRM, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-17 June, 2009, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

Workplace design and evaluation
Roland Kadefors
Occupational Safety and Health for Development (Elgstrand, K., Petersson, N.F., eds.), Stockholm, Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Industrial Ecology, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

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