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Age, work and pensions in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong: an institutional perspective (2018)
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Flynn, M., & Schröder, H. Age, work and pensions in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong: an institutional perspective. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 0143831X1876354. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831x18763542

This article explores whether comparative institutionalism can be used to identify path-dependent approaches to the management of ageing workforces in the United Kingdom (UK) and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), and considers whether... Read More

Job satisfaction, retirement attitude and intended retirement age: a conditional process analysis across workers’ level of household income (2017)
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Davies, E. M. M., Van der Heijden, B. I. J. M., & Flynn, M. (2017). Job satisfaction, retirement attitude and intended retirement age: a conditional process analysis across workers’ level of household income. Frontiers in psychology Frontiers Research Foundation, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00891

In the contemporary workplace, insight into retirement behaviors is of crucial importance. Previous empirical evidence has found mixed results regarding the relationship between work attitudes, such as job satisfaction, and retirement behaviors, sugg... Read More

Workplace accommodation for older teachers in Japan and Germany: The role of the institutional context in supporting late career options for teachers with ill health (2016)
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Schröder, H., Higo, M., & Flynn, M. (2016). Workplace accommodation for older teachers in Japan and Germany: The role of the institutional context in supporting late career options for teachers with ill health. management revue - Socio-Economic Studies, 27(1-2), 63-81. https://doi.org/10.5771/0935-9915-2016-1-2-63

Owing to the ageing of their respective populations, policy-makers in Japan and Germany are challenged to extend the working life of individual employees. However, conditions of physical and mental ill health tend to increase with old age, leading to... Read More

Trends and determinants of work-retirement transitions under changing institutional conditions: Germany, England and Japan compared (2015)
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Hofäcker, D., Schröder, H., Li, Y., & Flynn, M. (2016). Trends and determinants of work-retirement transitions under changing institutional conditions: Germany, England and Japan compared. Journal of Social Policy, 45(1), 39-64. https://doi.org/10.1017/s004727941500046x

Many governments world-wide are promoting longer working life due to the social and economic repercussions of demographic change. However, not all workers are equally able to extend their employment careers. Thus, while national policies raise the ov... Read More

Self-reported health status of older adults in Malaysia and Singapore: evidence from the 2007 Global Ageing Survey (2015)
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Khan, H. T. A., & Flynn, M. (2016). Self-reported health status of older adults in Malaysia and Singapore: evidence from the 2007 Global Ageing Survey. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 11(3), 687-705. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-015-9390-2

The aim of this study is to investigate the correlates of self-reported health (SRH) among older adults in Malaysia and Singapore. The study uses data collected in the Global Ageing Study (GLAS) 2007, one of the largest surveys of its kind, specially... Read More

Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees (2014)
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de Thierry, E., Lam, H., Harcourt, M., Flynn, M., & Wood, G. (2014). Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees. Employee relations, 36(6), 654-673. https://doi.org/10.1108/er-02-2013-0020

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to use the theoretical and empirical pension literatures to question whether employers are likely to gain any competitive advantage from degrading or eliminating their employees’ defined benefit (DB) pensions.... Read More

The management of an ageing workforce: organisational policies in Germany and Britain (2014)
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Schröder, H., Muller-Camen, M., & Flynn, M. (2014). The management of an ageing workforce: organisational policies in Germany and Britain. Human resource management journal, 24(4), 394-409. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12043

Demographic change as well as pressure from the European Union and national government are forcing organisations to change age‐discriminatory HRM approaches. Based on a qualitative analysis of eight British and German organisations, we found that com... Read More

Government as institutional entrepreneur: extending working life in the UK and Japan (2014)
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Flynn, M., Schröder, H., Higo, M., & Yamada, A. (2014). Government as institutional entrepreneur: extending working life in the UK and Japan. Journal of Social Policy, 43(3), 535-553. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0047279414000075

Through the lens of Institutional Entrepreneurship, this paper discusses how governments use the levers of power afforded through business and welfare systems to affect change in the organisational management of older workers. It does so using nation... Read More