The Metal Age method;
The Metal Age method is a useful and
handy method for planning and implementing concrete, tailored actions for better
well-being at work and enhanced total productivity in the company/organization.
The participants focus during the Metal Age process on their own well-being at
work which guarantees the engagement of every individual. This participatory
approach during the whole Metal Age process and the joint prioritizing of the
development areas eliminate the resistance during the implementation of the
concrete actions for better well-being at work.
The objective is enhanced total
productivity in the company/organization through better well-being at work among
the personnel. The Metal Age method creates a win-win situation.
The method, as the name Metal Age
indicates, was originally constructed for the aging workers in the steel
industry in the European Union. Nowadays the method is successfully used in all
kinds of companies/organizations among workers of all ages.
The Metal Age method is easy to use and
the development process takes only about 8 hours. The ideal group is 15-20
Mediona arranges 1-2 days courses for
future Metal Age moderators. After attending the course the moderator receives
the Metal Age pdf- and ppt-material and can freely use the method in his/her
The Metal Age method is constructed by
Dr Ove Näsman from Mediona and professor Juhani Ilmarinen from the Finnish
Institute of Occupational Health.