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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

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

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

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2006

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

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

An intervention addressing perceived muscular tension in the neck/shoulder region in female computer users
Leif Sandsjö, Jens Wahlström, L Grundell, Pernilla Larsman, Roland Kadefors
Proceedings of the 37th annual congress of the Nordic Ergonomics Society, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

Myofeedback training in women with work-related neck-shoulder pain.
G Voerman, Leif Sandsjö, M Vollenbroek-Hutten, L Grundell, Pernilla Larsman et al.
Proceedings of the 37th annual congress of the Nordic Ergonomics Society, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

Main results from the field study of the European project “Neuromuscular assessment in the Elderly Worker” (NEW).
K Søgaard, Leif Sandsjö, B Juul-Kristensen, K Hansen, Pernilla Larsman et al.
Proceedings of the 37th annual congress of the Nordic Ergonomics Society, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

2004

Kliniske tegn og fysisk function blandt computer brugere med og uden nakke-skulder besvær – NEW-studiet.
B Juul-Kristensen, Leif Sandsjö, K Hansen, Pernilla Byström, Roland Kadefors et al.
50 Nordiska Arbetsmiljömötet, Reykavik , Conference paper 2004
Conference paper

Upplevda arbetskrav, upplevd stress och muskuloskeletala nack/skulder-besvär.
Pernilla Byström, Roland Kadefors, Leif Sandsjö, A Klipstein, M Vollenbroek-Hutten et al.
50 Nordiska Arbetsmiljömötet, Conference paper 2004
Conference paper

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