"A Person-Environment Fit Perspective on Successful Aging at Work"
University of Groningen - Organizational Psychology
Dr. Susanne Scheibe (University of Groningen)
Dr. Hannes Zacher (Queensland University of Technology)
Prof. dr. Nico van Yperen (University of Groningen)
1 September 2014 - 1 September 2018
University of Groningen
The goal of this project is to develop, empirically test, and refine an integrative conceptual model, based on person-environment (P-E) fit theory, which explains how age affects two sets of important work outcomes: job performance and occupational well-being. First, the model explains how age can directly influence different dimensions of objective and subjective P-E fit. Second, the model illustrates how age can moderate the relationship between objective P-E fit and subjective P-E fit. Finally, the model proposes that age can moderate the relationships between P-E fit and work outcomes. These propositions are tested in a series of studies using diverse yet complementary research designs.