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Post-retirement work: Among academics

, Preeti Tarkar, Somesh Dhamija
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Volume: 14
Issue: April-June
Pages: 67 - 79
SCMS Journal of Indian Management, April - June 2017 67 Post-retirement Work: Among Academics Preeti Tarkar, Somesh Dhamija and Pawan Kumar Singh A b s t r a c t The purpose of this paper is to examine how teachers' attitude towards work affects their intention to continue working after retirement. The authors have hypothesized that job satisfaction, commitment to the organization, passion for work and relationship with co-workers affect the intention to work after retirement. Intention to work after retirement leads to life satisfaction of the retirees. Data for the study was collected through the survey instrument and was filled by 240 respondents. Data was analyzed using the PLS Structural Equation Modeling. The satisfaction level of the teachers towards their job has a significant effect on the intention to do the work after retirement. This study adds to the extant literature that working after retirement depends on the Job factors such as passion for work, affective commitment and close relationship with co-workers and attract the employee to do the work beyond age.
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