Title: Intentions towards work post-retirement: a mediator-moderator analysis through job satisfaction and age

Authors: Preeti Tarkar; Somesh Dhamija

Addresses: Institute of Business Management, GLA University, Mathura, India ' Institute of Business Management, GLA University, Mathura, India

Abstract: The present study aim is to determine the impact of the attitudes of retired academicians towards work post-retirement keeping in purview job satisfaction and age. A questionnaire administered in this regard 240 retired academicians who were approached for filling it. In the present study, Hayes process which provides macros to examine the mediating and moderating effects was applied. It examines the role of attitude towards work (predictor variable) on the post retirement work intentions (outcome variable) through the mediator (job satisfaction)-moderator (age). The result of this study shows that the tested model is significant, thus implying that post retirement work intentions are positively affected by the attitude towards work and mediator-moderator model significantly affects the same. The study suggests that the experience of academicians can be further utilised by creating post retirement work intentions. This paper addresses a research gap about how the interaction of age and job satisfaction affect the association between attitude towards work and post retirement work intentions of retired academicians.

Keywords: intention towards work; age; job satisfaction; attitude towards work; academics; mediation analysis; moderation analysis; older employees; Hayes process.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2022.10049610

International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 2022 Vol.22 No.3/4, pp.180 - 196

Accepted: 21 Dec 2021
Published online: 13 Aug 2022 *

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