Stereotype threat and older worker’s attitudes: a mediation model

Eduardo Oliveira, Carlos Cabral Cardoso
  • Personnel Review, February 2018, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/pr-11-2016-0306

The relationship between stereotypes and attitudes at work

What is it about?

Age stereotypes are indeed related to negative work attitudes. Find out when, why and more in this article.

Why is it important?

Ageing workforces are widespread in most Western countries. Negative views about older workers are dominant and as such more work needs to be undertaken to understand how does this segment of the workforce cope with age threats in the workplace.


Eduardo Oliveira (Author)
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Negative age stereotypes cannot be neglected as their detrimental effects are well documented. This article aims to trigger discussions in organizations about the consequences of ageist views in the workplace.

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