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Identifying Pre-Retirees for Bridge Employment: Factors That Influence Post-Retirement Employment Decisions
Journal of the North American Management Society (2009)
  • Sharon Kendrick
  • Melody L Wollan, Eastern Illinois University
Abstract

In a field study of 387 pre-retirees, four factors are demonstrated to be important as tools to aid Human Resource Managers and managers in predicting and influencing employees to consider participation in bridge employment: education levels of pre-retirees, training opportunities offered, role support from others (of particular importance supervisors and coworkers), and work family balance issues. Additionally, our findings draw attention to the importance of employment status (part-time versus full-time) and the number of years to retirement in predicting pre-retirees’ intentions to work in bridge employment.

Keywords
  • Post-Retirement Employment Decisions,
  • retirees,
  • bridge employment
Publication Date
2009
Publisher Statement
This article was published in the Journal of the North American Management Society, Vol. 4 No. 1 (2009), available at https://www.baker.edu/nams/new/jnams.htm.
Citation Information
Sharon Kendrick and Melody L Wollan. "Identifying Pre-Retirees for Bridge Employment: Factors That Influence Post-Retirement Employment Decisions" Journal of the North American Management Society Vol. 4 Iss. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/melody_wollan/1/