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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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2006

Benchmarking and new initiatives to facilitate for the elderly to remain in or re-enter working life
Roland Kadefors
Proc. 5th European Conference on Promoting Workplace Health, European Network for Work Health Promotion (Linz), Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Stora tomma forskningsytor
Roland Kadefors
Svenska Dagbladet , Magazine article 2006
Magazine article

Welding and Ergonomics
Roland Kadefors
Australasian Welding, Magazine article 2006
Magazine article

Hälsorisker vid svetsning
Bengt Sjögren, Roland Kadefors
Svetsen, Magazine article 2006
Magazine article

Life Competence 50+: an all-inclusive approach to increase the possibility for the elderly to remain in or re-enter working life
Roland Kadefors
18th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Innovations for an Ageing Society, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Are changes in pain induced by myofeedback training related to changes in muscle activation patterns in patients with work-related myalgia?
M. Vollenbroek-Hutten, H. Hermens, G. Voerman, Leif Sandsjö, Roland Kadefors
European Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Clinical signs and physical function in neck and upper extremities among elderly female computer users: the NEW study.
B Juul-Kristensen, Roland Kadefors, K Hansen, Pernilla Byström, Leif Sandsjö et al.
European Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal article 2006
Journal article

The effect of ergonomic counselling on work-related neck-shoulder pain and upper trapezius muscle activation patterns.
G Voerman, Leif Sandsjö, M Vollenbroek-Hutten, L Olsson-Grundell, Pernilla Larsman et al.
Proceedings of the IEA 2006, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Effects and mechanisms of myofeedback training in females with work-related neck-shoulder complaints.
G Voerman, Leif Sandsjö, M Vollenbroek-Hutten, Pernilla Larsman, Roland Kadefors et al.
From research to practice – XVI Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, Turin, Italy, June 28 – July 1, 2006, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

2005

ErgoSAM: A preproduction risk identification tool
Jonas Laring, M. Christmansson, Roland Kadefors, Roland Örtengren
Human Factors and Ergonomics In Manufacturing, Journal article 2005
Journal article

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