Reference : Career end for teachers: Towards a better understanding of stress and early retirement
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/18692
Career end for teachers: Towards a better understanding of stress and early retirement
French
Hansez, Isabelle mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de personne et société > Valorisation des ressources humaines >]
Bertrand, Françoise mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de personne et société > Psychologie du travail et des entreprises >]
De Keyser, Véronique mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de personne et société > Psychologie du travail et des entreprises >]
Pérée, Francis mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cognitives > Département des sciences cognitives >]
Jul-2005
Travail Humain (Le)
Presses Univ France
68
3
193-223
Yes
International
0041-1868
Paris Cedex 14
[en] elderly workers ; teachers ; stress ; early retirement ; job retirement decisions
[en] An increasing number of teachers decide to resign before legal retirement age, leading to significant shortages within the profession. A survey was conducted among teachers working in the city of Liege, Belgium. This aimed to determine what led them to withdraw from their jobs and the degree to which stress contributed to their decisions. Various adjustments were made in favour of elderly workers, such as working time and training. The question of whether these are sufficient to keep them motivated in their job was raised. A questionnaire was developed to try and identify the reasons why teachers resign, their motivations for staying in the job and their expectations in terms of career-end adjustments. The key concepts included in this tool were personal factors, job-related factors (i.e. working conditions, organizational and structural changes and job recognition) and employment-related factors. This questionnaire was combined with a subjective stress measure (MSP-A, Lemyre
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/18692

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