"In recent years, both employers and employees have expressed interest in encouraging older, more experienced workers to stay in the workforce. One approach that some employers have taken is to offer employees the opportunities for 'phased retirement'." (Caudill, 2005, p.34)

Caudill, A., (2005). Phased retirement coming soon. Journal of Financial Service Professionals; Mar2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, 34-36. Retrieved October 25, 2008 from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=16188920&site=bsi-live

“Older workers, defined as those age 50 and older, were valued for their experience, knowledge, work habits, aptitudes, and commitment to quality, as well as their loyalty, punctuality, ability to keep cool in a crisis, and respect for authority.” (Dennis, 2007, p 1)

Dennis, H., & Thomas, K. (2007). Generations, Vol. 31. Retrieved September 26, 2008 from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=25809956&site=ehost-live&scope=site

“On a more practical level, an explanatory account of why managers do, or have done, what they do, offers a basis for\ anticipating possible future changes in the nature of managerial work.”(Hales, 1999, p.336)

Hales, C. (1999, December). Why do managers do what they do? Reconciling evidence and theory in accounts of managerial work. British Journal of Management, 10(4), 335-350. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=2719246&site=ehost-live&scope=site

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