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Career Anchors: The Changing Nature of Careers Participant Workbook

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Career Anchors: Participant Workbook, Fourth Edition

Using the Career Anchors Participant Workbook as your guide you will be able to explore and better understand your workplace skills and competencies, career motives and values.

With this program, you will gain new insight into your career values and how they relate to your past and future choices. This easy-to-use workbook includes information about career development and a more complete ...

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Overview

Career Anchors: Participant Workbook, Fourth Edition

Using the Career Anchors Participant Workbook as your guide you will be able to explore and better understand your workplace skills and competencies, career motives and values.

With this program, you will gain new insight into your career values and how they relate to your past and future choices. This easy-to-use workbook includes information about career development and a more complete description of the eight career anchors categories. This new edition features updated or new information that addresses issues such as

  • The rapidly changing world of business including more information on globalization, heightened competition, new technologies, greater organizational instability and uncertainty and shifting societal values, all of which influence career trajectories and career anchors
  • A more detailed description and elaboration of the eight anchors
  • A Role Mapping Process that helps to consider the various external demands and pressures with suggested action steps.
  • A Work Career and Family/Life Priority Grid that includes suggestions for how the work, family, and personal patterns identified can interact (for better or worse) with each of the eight career anchors
  • A new "looking ahead" section of the workbook that begins with a comprehensive look at how the world of work is changing and what these changes may mean for each of the career anchors
  • Developmental activities that participants can use as next steps in their career development

Once you have completed the Career Anchors Self-Assessment, this workbook will be your next-step resource for analyzing and understanding your particular career anchor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118455753
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/20/2013
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series , #407
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 928,483
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Edgar H. Schein is Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of numerous books, including Career Dynamics, Process Consultation Revisited, Organizational Culture and Leadership, and The Corporate Culture Survival Guide.

John Van Maanen is the Erwin Schell Professor at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. He has been a Visiting Professor at Yale University, University of Surrey, and INSEAD in France.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Career Development 3

Th e “Internal Career” and Career Anchors 3

External Career Stages and Career Movement 4

Development of the Career Anchor in the Internal Career 7

Identifying Career Anchors Through Career History Analysis 11

The Eight Career Anchor Categories 19

Technical/Functional Competence 20

General Managerial Competence 24

Autonomy/Independence 30

Security/Stability 32

Entrepreneurial Creativity 34

Sense of Service/Dedication to a Cause 37

Pure Challenge 39

Lifestyle 40

Review of Ratings and Questionnaire Scores 45

Common Questions 47

Are Th ere Other Career Anchors? 47

Does the Career Anchor Concept Travel? 48

Can a Person Have More Th an One Anchor? 50

Do Anchors Change? 51

Moving Ahead: Reconciling Your Anchor with the

Demands of Work, Family, and Self 55

Th e Role Map: Analyzing Your Present Situation 55

Th e Work Career and Family/Life Priority Grid:

Analyzing Your Present Situation 64

Looking Ahead 71

Globalization and Restructuring 71

Information Technology and Expertise 73

Support and Service Functions 75

Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Teamwork 76

New Organizational Forms 78

Interdependence and Collaboration 80

Work, Self, and Family 84

Implications for Your Career Development 89

Assessment of Future Requirements 90

Next Steps 94

References and Additional Reading 99

About the Authors 103

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