Individual and work factors related to perceived work ability and labor force outcomes.

  title={Individual and work factors related to perceived work ability and labor force outcomes.},
  author={Alyssa K McGonagle and Gwenith G Fisher and Janet L. Barnes-Farrell and James W. Grosch},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={100 2},
Perceived work ability refers to a worker's assessment of his or her ability to continue working in his or her job, given characteristics of the job along with his or her resources. Perceived work ability is a critical variable to study in the United States, given an aging workforce, trends to delay retirement, and U.S. policy considerations to delay the age at which full Social Security retirement benefits may be obtained. Based on the job demands-resources model, cognitive appraisal theory of… 

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