The New Careers: Individual Action and Economic Change / Edition 1

The New Careers: Individual Action and Economic Change / Edition 1

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by Michael Arthur, Kerr Inkson, Judith K Pringle
     
 

'To career used to mean to swerve wildly or to go swiftly. In this beautifully argued, richly documented, original, liberating work, Arthur, Inksen, and Pringle demonstrate that the new careers once more are about swift swerves, unexpected agency, and enacted opportunities and constraints. Readers will think about the future in ways they never imagined possible.

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'To career used to mean to swerve wildly or to go swiftly. In this beautifully argued, richly documented, original, liberating work, Arthur, Inksen, and Pringle demonstrate that the new careers once more are about swift swerves, unexpected agency, and enacted opportunities and constraints. Readers will think about the future in ways they never imagined possible. This is a good book. People need to get it in their hands to see how good it is'- Karl Weick, University of Michigan

The New Careers offers a major new approach to the concept of career and the relation of the individual to the contemporary workplace. It shows that our traditional conceptions of careers are rooted in the stable conditions of the Indus

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761959328
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/13/1999
Series:
Personnel and Human Resource Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Careers, Employment and Economies in Transition
Exploring New Patterns of Career Behaviour
Enactment in Career Behaviour
Fresh Energy
Engaging with Unfamiliar Situations
Informed Direction
Pursuing Career Pathways
Seasoned Engagement
Rounding Out Career Experience
Turning Career Competences into Career Capital
Investing Career Capital in Social Institutions
The Enactment of Careers
From Present to Future

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