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    5037 DB Tilburg


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Research interests

Dorien Kooij graduated cum laude in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam in 2002 (specialization labor, strategic management and organization). After graduating she worked as a junior P&O-consultant, HR advisor and policy worker at different organizations. From 2006 until 2010 she conducted her PhD research at the VU University Amsterdam. With her PhD thesis Motivating Older Workers: A Lifespan Perspective on the Role of Perceived HR Practices she won the WAOP Dissertation Award 2010 and the HRM Network Best Dissertation Award 2011. She started working as an assistant professor at Tilburg University in January 2010. Her research focuses on aging, older workers, motivation and HRM.

Current courses

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  • Job Motivation
  • Older Workers
  • Human Resource Management
  • Work Participation
  • Aging
  • Age Groups
  • Work Attitudes

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Research Output 2004 2019

Human resource management and the ability, motivation and opportunity to continue working: A review of quantitative studies

Pak, K., Kooij, T. A. M., de Lange, A. & van Veldhoven, M. J. P. M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Resource Management Review. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Human resource management
Job demands
Job resources
Human resource practices

Active ageing at work: Contributing factors and implications for organizations

Zacher, H., Kooij, T. A. M. & Beier, M., 2018, In : Organizational Dynamics. 47, 1, p. 37-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

retirement age
birth rate
life expectancy
European Commission

A model of solo self-employed career development

van den Groenendaal, S. M., Kooij, D., Freese, C. & Poell, R. F., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Future time perspective: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Kooij, T. A. M., Kanfer, R., Betts, M. & Rudolph, C. W., 2018, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 103, 8, p. 867-893

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Health Behavior

Activities 2011 2017

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 1 Invited talk

Succesful aging at work: The role of job crafting

Dorien Kooij (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Personnel Review (Journal)

T.A.M. Kooij (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

International journal of human resource management (Journal)

T.A.M. Kooij (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Prizes / Recognition

Veni grant

Dorien Kooij (Recipient), 2013