Do Aging Employees Benefit from Self-Regulative Strategies? : A Follow-Up Study
Mauno, S., & Minkkinen, J. (2021). Do Aging Employees Benefit from Self-Regulative Strategies? : A Follow-Up Study. Research on Aging, 43(9-10), 335-344. https://doi.org/10.1177/0164027520958582
Published inResearch on Aging
© The Author(s) 2020
SOC-strategies (selection, optimization, and compensation) are crucial for well-being and adaptation throughout the life course. The workforce is aging rapidly, thus the age-conditional premises of SOC theory require attention. This study explored (1) whether older employees used SOC strategies more often (compared to younger employees), and (2) whether older employees benefited more from SOC strategies in relation to occupational well-being (job burnout, work engagement). The study was based on follow-up data including three occupational subsamples of different age (N = 1,020). There were no significant age-conditional differences in the take-up of SOC strategies. However, older (white-collar) employees benefited more from compensation and elective selection in relation to occupational well-being. Moreover, older employees also benefited more from using all SOC strategies concerning occupational well-being. Strengthening older employees' SOC strategies needs more attention as the workforce is aging. ...
Publication in research information system
MetadataShow full item record
Additional information about fundingThis research was supported by Academy of Finland under Grant 308334.
Showing items with similar title or keywords.
Organisational and individual resources as antecedents of older nursing professionals’ organisational commitment : Investigating the mediating effect of the use of selection, optimisation and compensation strategies Salminen, Hanna; von Bonsdorff, Monika; Vanhala, Mika; McPhee, Deborah; Miettinen, Merja (Wiley-Blackwell, 2021)Aim and objectives To investigate how organisational and individual resources are linked to older (50+) nursing professionals’ organisational commitment, and to examine the possible mediating role of the active use of ...
Do Older Employees Suffer More from Work Intensification and Other Intensified Job Demands? Evidence from Upper White-Collar Workers Mauno, Saija; Minkkinen, Jaana; Tsupari, Heidi; Huhtala, Mari; Feldt, Taru (Stockholm University Press, 2019)Background: Working life today is characterized by acceleration and intensification due to social, and particularly technological, acceleration affecting the whole of society. These phenomena also affect working life by ...
Employee Age and Company Performance : An Integrated Model of Aging and Human Resource Management Practices von Bonsdorff, Monika; Zhou, Le; Wang, Mo; Vanhala, Sinikka; von Bonsdorff, Mikaela; Rantanen, Taina (Sage Publications, Inc.; Southern Management Association, 2018)This study investigated the relationships among company average age, company work ability, and company performance by examining (a) the effects of employee average use of selection, optimization, and compensation (SOC) ...
Associations between Perceived Outdoor Environment and Walking Modifications in Community-Dwelling Older People : A Two-Year Follow-Up Study Skantz, Heidi; Rantanen, Taina; Rantalainen, Timo; Keskinen, Kirsi E.; Palmberg, Lotta; Portegijs, Erja; Eronen, Johanna; Rantakokko, Merja (SAGE Publications, 2020)Objectives: To examine associations of perceived outdoor environment with the prevalence and development of adaptive (e.g., slower pace) and maladaptive (e.g., avoiding walking) modifications in walking 2 km among older ...
Reinikainen, Jaakko (University of Jyväskylä, 2015)Epidemiological studies can often be designed in several ways, some of which may be more optimal than others. Possible designs may diﬀer in the required resources or the ability to provide reliable answers to the questions ...