Career Frontiers: New Conceptions of Working Lives

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There are major shifts in career patterns and paths in the current climate of persistent and accelerating change. In this book leading researchers with a specialist interest in careers examine changing trends: what HR departments are doing, and how individuals may seek greater control over their careers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198296911
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Provisional Contents:
1. Topics for Conversation, Maury Peiperl and Michael Arthur
Part I: Career Theory: Where do we go from here?
2. Boundaries in a 'Boundaryless' World, Hugh Gunz, Martin Evans, Mike Jalland
3. Theories of Managerial Action and their Impact on the Conceptualization of Managerial Careers, Jose Luis Alvarez
4. Motivation-Selection-Connection, Nigel Nicholson
5. Performance, Learning, and Development as Modes of Growth and Adaptation throughout our Lives and Careers, Richard E. Boyatzis and David Kolb
6. Careers, Organizing, and Community, Polly Parker and Michael Arthur
Part II: Knowledge Workers: Professionals in the post-corporate age
7. Promotion Policies and Knowledge Bases in the Professional Service Firm, Tim Morris
8. Careers as Strategy in Professional Services, Candace Jones and Benyamin Lichtenstein
9. Career as Life Path, Susan Eaton and Lotte Bailyn
Part III: Work and Non-Work in Boundaryless Careers
10. Examining Facets of Women Managers' Career Stories, Judi Marshall
11. The Overworked American Manager, Jeanne Brett, Victoria Medvec, and Linda Stroh
12. Workaholics and Overworkers, Maury Peiperl and Brittany Jones
13. Making the Rhetoric of New Careers a Reality for Employees, Lynda Gratton and Veronica Hope Hailey
Part IV: Careers and Cultures for a Global World of Work
14. Career Development and the Cultural Context, Miriam Erez
15. An Empirical Test of Boundaryless Careers in the French Context, Loic Cadin, Anne-Francoise Bailly, and Veronique de Saint-Giniez
16. The Impacts of Mentorship upon Middle Managers' Psychological Empowerment and their Leadership Behaviour, Toshihiro Kanai, Hiroshi Fujii, and Hiroya Hirakimoto
17. Culture, Community, and Career, Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
18. The Conversations Continue, Maury Peiperl and Michael Arthur
Observations and Trends (Conclusion)

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