Information Behavior of Senior Worker for Retirement Planning

  • พรชิตา อุปภัมถ์ The Department of Library Science, Faculty of Humanities, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • ศิริงาม แผลงชีพ The Department of Library Science, Faculty of Humanities, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • พิมลอร ตันหัน The Department of Library Science, Faculty of Humanities, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • ตรีนุช พลางกูร The Department of Library Science, Faculty of Humanities, Ramkhamhaeng University

Abstract

Abstract

                The purpose of this research was to study information behavior of senior workers in order to support retirement by use qualitative research methods. The samples were lecturers at Ramkhamhaeng University. The samples were 39 - 40 years old by selecting snowball sampling. The research instrument was an interview form.

               The results of the research revealed that 1) the senior workers need information; finance and investment, health and society to plan their lifestyle to support their career-related retirement. The factors that cause information need are the economic and social environment change. 2) The majority of the senior workers use information sources such as online information sources, mass media information sources and personal information sources. 3) The majority of the senior workers use information to meet their individual needs. By using information to plan lifestyle in areas such as careers, finance and investment, health care, for themself and those close person and those social. 

Keyword: Information behavior; Senior worker; Retirement

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Published
2020-01-09
How to Cite
อุปภัมถ์พ., แผลงชีพศ., ตันหันพ., & พลางกูรต. (2020). Information Behavior of Senior Worker for Retirement Planning. TLA Bulletin (Thai Library Association), 63(2), 78-93. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tla_bulletin/article/view/233929
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Research Article