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"An agency or organization that provides elder care information and programs and is a key point of connection for elders and caregivers to access additional elder care resources and service providers...
"A social order in which women and men share the same opportunities and the same constraints on full participation in both the economic and the domestic realm."
“A sense of awareness, usually beginning in infancy, continuing throughout childhood, and reaching maturity in adolescence, of being male or female, or of the gender associated with one's biological...
The ratio of female to male wages (often expressed as a percentage).
“Gender is determined socially; it is the societal meaning assigned to male and female. Each society emphasizes particular roles that each sex should play, although there is wide latitude in...
“Generalized compliance is an impersonal form of conscientiousness that indirectly helps others within the organization; this includes behaviors that define what a good employee ought to do, such as...
“A difference in attitudes between people of different generations, leading to lack of understanding” (Generation Gap, 2004). “The differences in values, lifestyles, and economic opportunities that...
Ages 23-37 (in 2002) (Families & Work Institute, 2004). “people born between 1964 and 1975” Catalyst, 2001, p. 2). “Born between 1967 and 1979…” (Allen, 2004).  “Conger (1998) describes...
Ages 18 to 22 years (in 2002) (Families and Work Institute, 2004, p. 2). “roughly 18-25 year olds” (in 2003) (Saad, 2003). “…born between 1980 and 2000…Generation Y, also labeled Nexters, Echo...
“A generation is defined as an identifiable group that shares birth years, age location, and significant life events at critical developmental stages, divided by five-seven years into the first wave...
“Another aspect of workplace diversity that almost every organization has, but remains largely overlooked by most organizations today, is generational diversity…Four different generations participate...
“A generational group, often referred to as a cohort, includes those who share historical or social life experiences, the effects of which are relatively stable over the course of their lives. These...
“Those artificial barriers based on attitudinal or organizational bias that prevent qualified individuals from advancing upward in their organization into management-level positions."
“The global economy moves diversity to the top of the agenda. Immigration, worker migration (guest workers), and gender and ethnic differences continue to dramatically change the composition of the...
“In 1980, the global workforce consisted of workers in the advanced countries, parts of Africa and most of Latin America. Approximately 960 million persons worked in these economies. Population...
Globalization is the “increasing integration of developing countries in world trade and world finance, along with deregulation and liberalization of markets, asset diversification, and increased...
A person with a physical, mental, or emotional condition lasting six months or more, who has difficulty in doing any of the activities that involve going outside of the home alone, for example,...
"Jobs that have prorated salaries and benefits and a career ladder." (Barnett citing Tilly). "Retention part-time jobs: Workers have skill and compensation levels comparable to, or above, those of...
The gratitude effect is the idea that if employees are given any leeway or support for family, they will work extra hard for the employee out of gratitude. This relationship is based on norms of...
"A legal process by which a probate court appoints one or more individuals to handle the personal and financial affairs of a minor or person of any age the court determines to be mentally incompetent...