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Kadijk, E.A. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author)
Purpose With an ageing workforce, employees are increasingly confronted with multi-morbidity. Especially physical and mental health problems often occur together. This study aims to (i) explore the effect of multi-morbidity on work ability of ageing employees, more specifically the effects of the number of health problems and the combination of...
article 2019
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van der Meer, L. (author), Leijten, F.R. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author)
Purpose To longitudinally investigate (1) whether lower work ability and work engagement predict the use of company policies on reduced working hours and exemption from evening/night work among older workers, and (2) whether using such policies subsequently contribute to higher work ability and work engagement. Methods In total 6922 employees ...
article 2016
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Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Meer, L. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author)
Purpose The aim of this study was to assess whether organizational justice lowers productivity loss and sickness absence, and whether there are reverse effects of productivity loss and sickness absence on organizational justice.Method A longitudinal study with 2 years of follow-up was conducted among employed persons aged 45–64 years from the...
article 2016
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Purpose The goals of this study were to determine whether, among older employees, unfavourable physical and psychosocial work-related factors were associated with poorer mental and physical health and whether high work engagement buffered the associations between unfavourable work-related factors and poorer health. Methods A 1-year longitudinal...
article 2015
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Determinants in the domains health, job characteristics, skills, and social and financial factors may influence early retirement through three central explanatory variables, namely, the ability, motivation, and opportunity to work. Based on the literature, we created the Early Retirement Model. This study aims to investigate whether...
article 2015
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), de Wind, A. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Background With an ageing society and increasing retirement ages, it is important to understand how employability can be promoted in older workers with health problems. The current study aimed to determine whether (1) different chronic health problems predict transitions from paid employment to disability benefits, unemployment and early...
article 2015
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Gründemann, R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Sanders, J. (author)
Recently, the Dutch government raised the retirement age of workers in the Netherlands. In this study we focused on the work values of low-skilled older workers, the extent to which their jobs fulfill these values, and the effect of work values on the willingness of these workers to extend their working life. This study is based on a literature...
article 2014
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Ybema, J.F. (author), van Dam, K. (author)
'Serving with a smile' has generally been associated with negative effects for employee well-being. The present study investigated whether emotional display rules also relate to positive outcomes by distinguishing demands to suppress negative emotional response (negative display rules) from demands to express positive emotions (positive display...
article 2014
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to assess the influence of chronic health problems on work ability and productivity at work among older employees using different methodological approaches in the analysis of longitudinal studies. Methods Data from employees, aged 45–64, of the longitudinal Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation...
article 2014
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Ybema, J.F. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author), Jolings, C. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
The objective of the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM) is to acquire knowledge on determinants of transitions in employment and work productivity among persons aged 45-64 years. Research Framework: A research framework was developed, in which transitions in employment (e.g. leaving the workforce, entering the...
article 2014
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to investigate the relative contribution of health, job characteristics, skills and knowledge, and social and financial factors to the transition from work to (non-disability) early retirement. Methods Employees aged 59–63 years (N=2317) were selected from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation...
article 2014
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Reeuwijk, K.G. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Westerman, M.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author)
Background: Due to the aging of the population and subsequent higher pressure on public finances, there is a need for employees in many European countries to extend their working lives. One way in which this can be achieved is by employees refraining from retiring early. Factors predicting early retirement have been identified in quantitative...
article 2013
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Munderlein, M. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Koster, F. (author)
Purpose – This paper aims to provide an empirical test of theories proposed in the literature stating that turnover and retirement (two kinds of work withdrawal) involve different employee decisions. It also aims to provide a more general theoretical framework understanding turnover and retirement intentions integrating insights from different...
article 2013
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van de Vijfeijke, H. (author), Leijten, F.R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Robroek, S.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
OBJECTIVE: This study examines whether mental and physical health relate differently to work ability and whether these associations vary with coping style. METHODS: A 1-year longitudinal study was conducted among 8842 employees aged 45 to 64 years from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation. On-line questionnaires...
article 2013
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de Wind, A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Een longitudinale studie met een follow-up van één jaar oudere werknemers laat zien dat psychosociale werkkenmerken van invloed zijn op vervroegde uitstroom uit werk via arbeidsongeschiktheid, werkeloosheid en vroegpensioen. Fysieke belasting heeft geen invloed op deze routes van vervroegde uitstroom uit werk
article 2013
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Reeuwijk, K.G. (author), Westerman, M.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
article 2013
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objectives The aim of this study was to (i) assess how common chronic health problems and work-related factors predict sickness absence and (ii) explore whether work-related factors modify the effects of health problems on sickness absence. Methods A one-year longitudinal study was conducted among employed persons aged 45-64 years from the Study...
article 2013
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Leijten, F. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Robroek, S. (author)
Purpose The goal of this qualitative study was to gain insight into how older employees remain productive at work in spite of health problems. Methods Twenty-six semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted with older employees, 46-63 years of age, who reported a poor health in the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability, and...
article 2013
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Sanders, J. (author), van Wijk, E. (author), Boneschansker, O. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
Langer doorwerken vormt een belangrijke uitdaging voor laagopgeleide 45-plussers. Verandering van baan is daarbij een zinvolle, soms zelfs noodzakelijke, strategie. Vrijwillige externe mobiliteit is echter onder laagopgeleide 45-plussers zeldzaam. In deze bijdrage staat de vraag centraal of de versterking van vertrouwen in eigen kunnen (self...
article 2012
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Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hengel, K.M.O. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To identify predictors of the willingness and ability of older workers to continue working until the age of 65. METHODS: In this longitudinal study, 4937 employees aged 45 to 63 years included in the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study were studied. Logistic regression analyses were applied. RESULTS: Employees who experienced...
article 2012
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