- Subject index
Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.
Chapter 7: Careers and Career Management
Careers and Career Management
Careers are, for many people, less predictable and more varied than they once were. Work organizations are compelled (and sometimes choose) to change form, strategy, and size in ways which affect the kinds of work roles and careers available. It can be argued that managing careers is difficult yet necessary for both individuals and organizations in these circumstances. Some argue that careers are now boundaryless, involving many more radical moves, improvisation and expression of personal values than was once the case. Yet at the same time there is a major risk that many people who lack key skills or resources will find themselves more constrained than ever before. Social cognitive psychological theories are being used to predict and ...