Date of Award
Master of Science
Department of Operational Sciences
Seong-Jong Joo, PhD
In the United States, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. The subsequent generation born between 1965 and 1976 is significantly smaller, referred to as the baby bust. As a result, this causes a talent shortage as Baby Boomers retire, leaving a workforce gap which the subsequent generation is not large enough to fill. This issue also has been recognized as a potential problem in the logistics community of the United States Air Force. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of workers age on key logistics performance indicators (LPIs) such as aircraft availability, product flow days, and production hours. This study finds that significant relationships exist between average employee age and certain LPIs.
DTIC Accession Number
Parkhill, Daniel, "Examining the Relationship between an Aging Workforce and Logistics Performance Indicators" (2022). Theses and Dissertations. 5352.