Careers In and Out of Organizations provides an overview of the changing context of careers and describes the role of interpersonal relationships as influences on development of a person’s identity and learning. The author examines the nature of the new career contract and the different approaches that have been taken to studying career decision making. He explores how career choices are made, the developmental stages people pass through during the course of their working lives in organizations, and the factors related to career effectiveness including integrating career and personal life. The latter third of the book turns from research to the practical issues involved in applying theory including a look at how an understanding of career dynamics can be employed to make careers work better for individuals and for the work communities where they are employed.

Predicting Career Effectiveness: Performance
Predicting career effectiveness: Performance

Now that we have explored common stages in organizational careers as they develop over time, we turn to the issue of individual differences in this career process. Related to these questions is the matter of performance: How can knowledge about these career-affecting factors be applied to facilitate the ...

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