Information Behavior of Senior Worker for Retirement Planning
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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