Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Entering the retirement zone: How much choice do individuals have

By Sarah Vickerstaff

Abstract

Traditionally the factors affecting retirement are correlated with individual difference variables such as level of income, health issues and caring responsibilities. Studies have shown how these factors interact to predict the individual retirement process. However, the demand-side factors which structure opportunities for older workers have\ud been somewhat less studied. This paper explores the employer role in retirement. By investigating the experience of employees and retirees from three organisations this article demonstrates that the employing organisation’s policies and practices are key to understanding retirement transitions. In the conclusion the impact of forthcoming age discrimination legislation is considered

Topics: H
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:kar.kent.ac.uk:6681
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://kar.kent.ac.uk/6681/1/s... (external link)
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S147... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.