Accelerate May 2015 - Page 81

Resourcing & Rewards The Importance of Demographic Trends and Responses in Asia Key trends include ageing of populations and more older people. BY PROFESSOR CHRIS ROWLEY Introduction This builds on earlier pieces, I have written, with a wider discussion of the implications for society and organisations, including those in education, of the demographic trends washing across Asia. An overarching context for organisations and education involves demographics. Part of this is the fall in birth rates. May 2015 81