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Adjustment to and satisfaction with retirement: two of a kind?
Multiactor panel data on 778 Dutch employees were used to examine adjustment to and satisfaction with retirement. Regression analyses revealed that adjustment and satisfaction are related, but notExpand
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Involuntary retirement: the role of restrictive circumstances, timing, and social embeddedness.
OBJECTIVES This study examined perceptions of involuntary retirement. We investigated the extent to which differences in how retirement is perceived stem from differences in (a) restrictiveExpand
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Couples' adjustment to retirement: a multi-actor panel study.
OBJECTIVE This study examines adjustment to retirement by couples. For both older workers and their partners, we investigate the extent to which adjustment is influenced by the context in which theExpand
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Retirement intentions and spousal support: a multi-actor approach.
  • K. Henkens
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The journals of gerontology. Series B…
  • 1 March 1999
OBJECTIVES This study investigates the role of the partner in the retirement decision-making process. It determines the extent to which the support and intentions of partners regarding earlyExpand
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Productivity of older workers: perceptions of employers and employees.
What determines the perceived productivity of the older worker and how does this perception compare to the perception of the productivity of the younger worker? In this study we present evidenceExpand
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Dealing with older workers in Europe: a comparative survey of employers' attitudes and actions
This article addresses employers' attitudes and actions regarding the position of older workers. A comparative survey among employers from four European countries — Greece, Spain, the Netherlands andExpand
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Signals in Science - on the Importance of Signaling in Gaining Attention in Science
Which signals are important in gaining attention in science? For a group of 1,371 scientific articles published in 17 demography journals in the years 1990-1992 we track their influence and discernExpand
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Work-related factors as predictors in the retirement decision-making process of older workers in the Netherlands
ABSTRACT This article examines work-related factors and their impact on the retirement decision-making process. We particularly focus on organisational human resources policies and normative climateExpand
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Managing an Aging Workforce and a Tight Labor Market: Views Held by Dutch Employers
Despite the strong growth in employment of the past years, the Dutch labor market faces a number of persistent problems. One such problem is the large number of people on disability benefits. AnotherExpand
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