The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.
Chapter 24: Careers, Career Development and Career Management
Careers, Career Development and Career Management
The conditions faced by the present generation…entering industrial or commercial life are new, and in some respects harder, than those faced by their fathers. No longer is it possible for a man to rise to the top in commerce or industry without bringing to his task a determination to employ his leisure hours in the acquisition of special knowledge along the lines of his business. (Dunham, 1912, p. 3)
Research on careers has expanded rapidly over the past two decades. Growing interest in topics such as strategic talent management (Vaiman & Collings, 2013), methods of career self-management (King, 2004), and the role ...