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Factors associated with employees' choice of mandatory retirement plan: the case of Malaysian public universities


Tolos, Habibah and Abu Bakar, Arpah and Yusuf, Muhammad Bashir Owolabi (2014) Factors associated with employees' choice of mandatory retirement plan: the case of Malaysian public universities. Journal of Business Management and Accounting (JBMA), 4. pp. 31-44. ISSN 2231-9298

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Abstract

This study examines the factors that influence public sector employees in making a decision to enroll in either one of the two types of mandatory retirement plans.A survey of 348 Malaysian public universities employees was conducted, and the data obtained were analyzed using a logistic regression model.The results show that knowledge, plan feature, sources of retirement income, health status, job mobility, and extending work are the contributing factors of the choice of the retirement plan.Apart from extending the extant literature on retirement plan, this study provides further understanding of the employees' retirement decision in a different scenario of retirement systems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Choice, pension plan, employee provident fund (EPF), defined benefit plan, defined contribution plan
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Mdm. Habibah Tolos
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 07:44
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017 07:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20679

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