Access to employment is one of the most challenging issues facing older people today. However, organizations and nations have largely ignored the substantial demographic shifts over the past century. Humanity has increased life expectancy by nearly 30 years over the past century and this "longevity bonus" increases opportunities for individuals, as well as society.
Intrapreneurship is characterized by the "start up" style of management, characterized by flexibility, innovation, and risk-taking. The objective is to circumvent bureaucracy and fast-track private sector development by harnessing or taking advantage of new opportunities and new processes or designs.
The global Alzheimer's community met in Boston earlier this month for its annual confab. The conference can be baffling to the lay outsider. Nevertheless, from the dense talks of B-lymphocyte dependent delayed cognitive deficits and amyloid-beta experimental models, one fascinating insight emerges: we may learn to prevent Alzheimer's before we can cure it.
None of these arguments detracts from the simple fact that governments have a totally defensible claim to the taxing rights for profits generated by physical activities taking place within their borders. This include profits from intangible assets employed in conjunction with those physical activities.