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Volume :24 Issue : 1 1996      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Basic Dimensions of the Early Retirement Phenomenon Among Kuwaiti Officials

Auther : Khalid Ahmed AL – Shalal

This study investigates the problem of early optional retirement from governmental jobs in Kuwait . Data was collected by circulating a questionnaire , conducting interviews , and organizing debate groups, for representative sample of  160 individuals , selected according to specific criteria . the study found vocational problems to be the main cause of early retirements , whilst psychological , economic , family , and health causes were of lesser importance. The decision to retire was found to be voluntary rather than the result of any imposition . in one third of the examined cases , the retirees were encourages in their decision by peer groups ; the rest stated that their decision to retire was objected a neutral stand concerning their retirement . retirees involved into private business represented 42% of the cases, while 40% stated that their economic situation improved after retirement . some retirees mentioned  some post – retirement negative social and psychological effects , such as passiveness , indifference , restlessness , loss of vocational self –confidence, family disputes , lessened social relations , in addition to some general physical weakening . these effects are not necessary  retirement –induced , as they might be caused by other factors of possible synergetic interaction with the retirement situation . the researcher is of the opinion that the phenomenon of early retirement is , above all , linked to deep –rooted cultural factors as a result of the oil- included   prosperity . to counter this phenomenon and its negative effects the collaboration of the government with the society is needed .

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