Aging Workers and the Employee-Employer Relationship by P. Matthijs Bal, Dorien T.A.M. Kooij, Denise M. Rousseau

By P. Matthijs Bal, Dorien T.A.M. Kooij, Denise M. Rousseau

This e-book makes a speciality of the getting older group from the employment dating point of view. This leading edge ebook in particular makes a speciality of how businesses can verify their getting older employees stay stimulated, effective and fit. In 15 chapters, a number of specialists in this subject describe how corporations via powerful human source administration can make sure that staff may be able to proceed operating at better age. moreover, this booklet discusses the function older employees themselves play in carrying on with paintings at better age. to do that, the authors combine study from various parts, reminiscent of literature on management, mental contracts and variety with literature at the getting older team. via this integration this ebook offers leading edge methods for firms and employees to take care of productiveness, motivation and well-being. getting older employees and the Employee-Employer dating summarizes the newest examine on how employment relationships switch with age and its implications for assisting the overall healthiness, motivation and productiveness of older employees. It identifies how you can increase how either businesses and staff remedy the issues they face. those comprise greater designed employment practices and extra adaptive activity content material and developmental possibilities for getting older staff besides actions getting older staff can have interaction to augment their very own task crafting, studying and employability.

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Bull, R. A. (2008). Review of research on age discrimination in the employment interview. Journal of Business and Psychology, 22, 223–232. Morrison, E. , & Robinson, S. L. (2004). The employment relationship from two sides: Incongruence in employees’ and employers’ perceptions of obligations. In J. Coyne-Shapiro, L. Shore, M. Taylor, & L. ), The employment relationship (pp. 161–180). New York: Oxford University Press. Ng, T. W. , & Feldman, D. C. (2012). Evaluating six common stereotypes about older workers with meta-analytical data.

3 Concluding Thoughts This chapter journeyed across major phases of work life within an organization and integrated what we know about age bias into aspects of the employment relationship overtime. Through examples of the lives of two hypothetical older workers, Jack and Fred, plausible situations of age bias affecting the employment relationship and the employment relationship impacting age bias were suggested. Jack and Fred are two fictional older men in the same occupation and same organization with different experiences, life events, and personal characteristics.

American Psychologist, 52, 613–629. Taylor, M. , & Tekleab, A. G. (2004). Taking stock of psychological contract research: Assessing progress, addressing troublesome issues, and setting research priorities. In J. Coyne-Shapiro, L. Shore, M. Taylor, & L. ), The employment relationship (pp. 253–383). New York: Oxford University Press. , Kalokerinos, E. , & Henry, J. D. (2013). Stereotype threat among older employees: Relationship with job attitudes and turnover intentions. Psychology and Aging, 28, 17–27.

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