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The impact of DC (defined contribution) scheme structure and communication policies: a bounded rationality framework
Concepts from bounded rationality, particularly biases, are frequently used to explain the successes and the failures of pension scheme defaults. This research suggests that pension literature has focused on pension ...
Pension scheme defaults: questionable foundations and unconsidered outcomes
Inertia, the behaviour of doing nothing and allowing the current situation to prevail, is reported in many empirical pension studies. However, the reasons for the behaviour are not agreed. Various explanations include: ...
Assessing the pay communication, knowledge and satisfaction of exempt employees at Medtronic Vascular
(NUI Galway, 2009-04-01)
Medtronic Vascular is a US-based multinational that develops technologies to provide lifelong solutions for people with chronic diseases. Over 2,000 people are employed in Ireland with most of the company’s employees ...
Increasing pension participation rates through automatic enrolment: a critique of firm size
This paper focuses on the question: “Will automatic enrolment (AE) legislation impact on the participation rates for small firms?” We develop a model to explain why large organisations are more likely to offer pensions ...
A case study investigation of the efforts of a subsidiary of a US-based multinational corporation to promote pension savings
The pension situation faced by all Irish workers is complex and uncertain. Further, it is possible that the state will be unable to maintain the current level of pension provision in real terms. This is based on demographic ...
Variables that impact on voluntary pension contributions: a case study
This paper reports on qualitative research based on 24 semi-structured interviews, using a stratified sample with employees in a single case study setting. The employing organisation is Medtronic, a US-based multinational ...