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Retaining the Aging Workforce: Studies of the interplay between individual and organizational capability in the context of prolonged working lives


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Title: Retaining the Aging Workforce: Studies of the interplay between individual and organizational capability in the context of prolonged working lives
Authors: Jonsson, Robin
E-mail: robin.jonsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 23-Nov-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Parts of work: I. Jonsson, R. (2021) Preferred versus actual retirement and their personal and work-related predictors: A comparison using representative Swedish survey and register data. Submitted manuscript. II. Jonsson, R., Dellve, L., and Halleröd, B. (2019) Work despite poor health? A 14-year follow-up of how individual work accommodations are extending the time to retirement for workers with poor health conditions. SSM Population Health, Vol. 9, Article No. 1005141.::doi::https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100514 III. Jonsson, R., Hasselgren, C., Dellve, L., Seldén, D., Larsson, D., and Stattin, M. (2021) Matching the pieces: The presence of idiosyncratic deals and their impact on retirement preferences among older workers. Work, Aging and Retirement, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 240–255. ::doi::https://doi.org/10.1093/workar/waab003 IV. Jonsson, R., Lindegård, A., Björk, L., and Nilsson, K. (2020) Organizational hindrances to the retention of older healthcare workers. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 41–58. ::doi::https://doi.org/10.18291/njwls.v10i1.118679
Date of Defence: 2021-12-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 december 2021, kl. 13.15, Hörsal Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: 20
Gothenburg Studies in Work Science
Keywords: Retirement, retirement preferences, active aging, working conditions, idiosyncratic deals, age management, senior policies, age-conscious leadership, healthcare, public welfare organizations, job design, capability, human resources management, sustainable working life, job quality, idiosyncratic deals
Abstract: Amidst the realities of workforce aging and policies to prolong the working life across Europe, policymakers and researchers have emphasized the employer’s role in providing suitable working conditions for older workers under the human resource term “age management.” Although the definition of age management refers to all age groups, previous research has primarily used the concept in the context of older workers’ employment participation. The age-management imperative stresses employers’ active... more
ISBN: 978-91-87876-39-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69889
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Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

 

 

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