Michael Smyer, PhD
Michael Smyer is Provost and Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University. Prior to joining Bucknell, Smyer was a professor of Psychology and co-director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. At the Center, he focused on developing evidence-based practices to enhance the individual and organizational effectiveness of 21st-century workplaces. Smyer's research and teaching focus on adult development and aging, with special attention to the impact of the contexts of aging. In addition, he has written extensively on aging and mental health, particularly the policy aspects of this area.
- Quality of Employment and Life Satisfaction: A Relationship that Matters for Older Workers (March 2008).
- Today's Multi-Generational Workforce: A Proposition of Value (August 2007).
- The 21st Century Multi-Generational Workplace (June 2007).
- One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Workplace Flexibility (December 2006).
- How Old Are Today’s Older Workers (February 2006).
- Businesses: How Are They Preparing For the Aging Workforce? (July 2005).
- Older Workers: What Keeps Them Working? (July 2005).
- National Study of Business Strategy and Workforce Development (March 2007).
- Benchmark Study: Summary Report (December 2006).
- Diverse Employment Experiences of Older Men and Women in the Workforce (November 2005).
- Insight About Older Workers from the National Study of the Changing Workforce (November 2005).
- 21st Century Age Demographics: Opportunities for Visionary State Leadership (March 2008).
- Legal and Research Summary Sheet: Phased Retirement (August 2007).