Insights Into Time & Place Management — Quick Insight 4 | TPM
does the influence of time & place management (tpm) policies on work engagement vary by physical health status?
March 2014—Health is a critical issue for the aging workforce, in part because age is correlated with the onset and worsening of some health conditions. Workers in poor health often retire earlier than they had planned. Workers with health conditions who do remain in the labor force may become less engaged in their jobs due to the strain associated with health limitations.
It is important to identify options that enable older adults and those with health conditions to remain productively engaged in their work. Cort W. Rudolph (Assistant Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Saint Louis University) and Boris Baltes (Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Wayne State University) used data from the Age & Generations Study and asked the following question:
Can TPM policies help older workers in poor health maintain their levels of work engagement?