Aging, Adult Development, and Work Motivation

@article{Kanfer2004AgingAD,
  title={Aging, Adult Development, and Work Motivation},
  author={Ruth Kanfer and Phillip L. Ackerman},
  journal={Academy of Management Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={440-458}
}
We describe a framework for understanding how age-related changes in adult development affect work motivation, and, building on recent life-span theories and research on cognitive abilities, personality, affect, vocational interests, values, and self-concept, identify four intraindividual change trajectories (loss, gain, reorganization, and exchange). We discuss implications of the integrative framework for the use and effectiveness of different motivational strategies with midlife and older… 

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