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Happy Retirement? The Impact of Employers' Policies and Practice on the Process of Retirement

Vickerstaff, Sarah, Baldock, John C., Cox, Jennifer, Keen, Linda (2004) Happy Retirement? The Impact of Employers' Policies and Practice on the Process of Retirement. Policy Press, Bristol, UK ISBN 978-1-86134-584-4. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:375)

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Abstract

Any attempt by governments to stem the tide of early retirement will need to focus as much on employers' management of human resources as on the impacts of social policy. This report focuses on this previously neglected area: employers' policies and practice as a dynamic force in retirement decisions. Drawing on data from a series of organisational case studies that situate the individual's decisions and experience in the context of employers' age management policies, the report examines how the retirement process is currently managed in a range of organisations; identifies barriers to effective planning for retirement; considers whether individuals feel there is enough choice when facing decisions about retirement and addresses the concerns of both researchers and academics in the fields of human resource management and social policy.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled keywords: retirement employers policies practice process
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Samantha Osborne
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:12 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/375 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Vickerstaff, Sarah: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2572-3582
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