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638 p.; 26 cm
Oxford University Press
The Oxford Handbook of Retirement
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This chapter introduces the organizational view of retirement by exploring the relationship between organizational strategy and human resource management decisions regarding retirement. The authors begin with an overview of organizational strategy and discuss two methods used to plan for an aging and retiring workforce. Several key human resource decisions related to retirement are then addressed. In the pre-retirement phase, the role of HR In helping employees to prepare for retirement Is discussed, focusing primarily on financial planning and other retirement-related benefits. Next, human resource decisions pertaining to managing a retirement-ready workforce are discussed, addressing specifically the issues of knowledge transfer and motivating performance. Finally, interactions with individuals after retirement are discussed by looking at recruitment and bridge employment.
Rau, Barbara L. and Adams, Gary A., "Aging, Retirement and Human Resources Management: A Strategic Approach" (2012). Management Faculty Research and Publications. 246.
Business Administration, Management, and Operations Commons, Human Resources Management Commons
Published version. "Aging, Retirement and Human Resources Management: A Strategic Approach," in The Oxford Handbook of Retirement. Ed. Mo Wang. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012: 117-135. DOI. © 2012 Oxford University Press. Used with permission.