Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 2(8), pp. 1330-1333  August 2011         
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The Case Study:  High Time to Quit?

1Patrick Kim Cheng Low and 2*Sik Liong Ang 

1Ph. D., Chartered Marketer, Certified MBTI Administrator and Certified Behavioral Consultant / Associate Training Consultant, ILIA, Universiti Brunei Darussalam; Associate, University of South Australia

2Executive Ph. D. Candidate, Universiti Brunei Darussalam 

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Received 15 July, 2011; Accepted 27 July, 2011


In this paper, the practitioner-researchers talk about how one can be treated ethically, and how one ages positively in a caring society; they are asking questions or raising issues to find out more on an important subject for bioethics and sociology regarding ageism and the associated ethical implications. The methodology employed is the case study approach in which it can promote discussions, allowing the students or decision makers to see things from different perspectives, broadening their minds as well as applying it as a tool for studying decisional behavior and human resource management or more specifically, hiring and firing.


Keywords: Ageism, age discrimination, ethics, positive ageing, case study.


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