Responding to the Challenges and Opportunities of Workforce 2000


  • Arthur Shriberg Xavier University
  • Thomas D. Clark Xavier University
  • Sherrie E. Human Xavier University


We report results of a national study examining the impact of demographic changes in the American workforce on small business management practices.    Telephone interviews with a national random sample of 94 small business owners explored a) if small business owners are aware of changing workforce demographics,  and b) if these small  business  owners are proactively responding to these changes by modifying their personnel practices.   Findings indicate that while small business managers are aware of changing workforce demographics, only a minority have changed their practices to take advantage of the new population available to them.


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Responding to the Challenges and Opportunities of Workforce 2000. (1998). Journal of Small Business Strategy (archive Only), 9(2), 91-96.