Work Careers: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 1

Work Careers: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 1

by Daniel C. Feldman, Neal Schmitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787959162

ISBN-13: 9780787959166

Pub. Date: 09/20/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Work Careers brings together a stellar panel of experts from the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, counseling and clinical psychology, social psychology, organizational behavior, and human resource management. This volume offers a comprehensive exploration of how an individual's career unfolds from early childhood through retirement. Based on the

Overview

Work Careers brings together a stellar panel of experts from the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, counseling and clinical psychology, social psychology, organizational behavior, and human resource management. This volume offers a comprehensive exploration of how an individual's career unfolds from early childhood through retirement. Based on the most recent findings and current research, the volume also focuses on changes in the societal and organizational contexts of career development and reveals how context shapes and constrains individual career decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787959166
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/20/2002
Series:
J-B SIOP Frontiers Series , #9
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Neal Schmitt

Preface xv

The Contributors xix

Part One: Foundations of Career Development

1 Stability in the Midst of Change: A Developmental Perspective on the Study of Careers 3
Daniel C. Feldman

2 More than the Big Five: Personality and Careers 27
Jill C. Bradley, Arthur P. Brief, Jennifer M. George

3 Skill Acquisition and Person-Environment Fit 63
Cheri Ostroff, Yuhyung Shin, Barbara Feinberg

Part Two: Career Development Across the Life Span

4 When you come to a Fork in the Road, Take it: Career Indecision and Vocational Choices of Teenagers and Young Adults 93
Daniel C. Feldman

5 The School-to-Work Transition 126
Elizabeth Wolfe Morrison

6 The Establishment Years: A Dependence Perspective 159
Terri A. Scandura

7 Career Development in Midcareer 186
Harvey L. Sterns, Linda M. Subich

8 Career Issues Facing Older Workers 214
Terry A. Beehr, Nathan A. Bowling

Part Three: The Changing Context of Career Development

9 Public Policy and the Changing Legal Context of Career Development 245
Jon M. Werner

10 The Changing Organizational Context of Careers 274
Carrie R. Leana

11 International Careers as Repositories of Knowledge: A New Look at Expatriation 294
Gregory K. Stephens, Allan Bird, Mark E. Mendenhall

Part Four: Directions for Industrial/Organizational Practice and Research

12 Organizational Assistance in Career Development 323
Manuel London

13 Advancing Research on Work Careers: A Developmental Perspective on Theory Building and Empirical Research 346
Daniel C. Feldman

Name Index 373

Subject Index 385

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