Woolworths员工的结构如下（Woolworthslimited.com.au，2015; Woolworths Ltd，2014）：
员工总数按照2014年的记录 – 177,586
有家庭的员工 – 134,966
老员工有或没有关心的责任 – 42355
土着雇员 – 2506
年轻的工人 – 127,324
Organisations have a dual role of contributing to the shareholders of the business including the employees and also the society at large by contributing something valuable to be used for a long term. The HR function of organisations has gone from a limited scope to a large and defined way of functioning. Contributing to the society at large also depends on the balance created by offering equal roles to all ages of employees that re eligible for the job. There has been extensive literature on HR practices but few on the management of intergenerational workforce and how they are to be handled in a way which is conducive for a sustainable progress and maintains the employer employee relationship of the company intact.
This essay will present the case of Woolworths Ltd practising in Australia as one of the large retail organisation and investigate its current HR strategy and the mix of employees in the organisation and whether they are able to do justice to the intergenerational workforce.
The structure of the employees in Woolworths is as follows (Woolworthslimited.com.au, 2015; Woolworths Ltd, 2014):
Total employees as per 2014 records – 177,586
Employees with families – 134,966
Older workers with or without caring responsibilities – 42355
Employees with disabilities –
Indigenous employees – 2506
Younger workers – 127,324
The number keeps changing frequently and are only adjusted and notified annually in the form of a report submission to the governments Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
These workers have been working with Woolworths and are more satisfied in their job and desire to continue further. Woolworths was awarded the Disability Employment Award because of their phenomenal and scalable approach and strategy employed for the recruitment and sustenance of disabled employees. This indicates the commitment of the company towards sustaining their employees irrespective of their background, ability, religion, sex, and other differentiating barriers that often comes in the way of recruitment.