Successful aging at work and age-related contextual information influence simulated performance appraisal decisions
As the age of the workforce increases, it is important to understand that information other than objective job performance influences the performance evaluation process and decisions. Performance information is used as a basis for multiple organizational decisions, thus it is critical to understand how alternative age concepts may influence these important work outcomes. Much research has been conducted using chronological age to examine these linkages although few studies have incorporated more recent measures of aging perceptions. Using a within subjects 2 x 3 x 2 experimental vignette methodology ...