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Career Planning, Development, and Management

An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

By Jonathan P. West


324 pages

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Substantial literature has emerged on the subject of career planning, development, and management. Academic research by economists, educators, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists has made the study of careers in organizations an important interdisciplinary focus in the social sciences. This proliferation of materials has resulted from a growing concern with such career issues as quality of life, job opportunities for minorities and women, economic downturns, career mobility, and the changing success ethic. This annotated bibliography, first published in 1983, seeks to bring together in a single volume significant academic research from various disciplines.

Table of Contents

Preface by Douglas T. Hall; Introduction; Part One: Individual Career Planning; 1. Career Planning – General 2. Career Information/Vocational Interests 3. Vocational Guidance and Counselling 4. Career Choice 5. Job Search: Resumes and Interviews 6. Planning to Advance 7. Continuing Education 8. Career Changes in the Adult Years; Part Two: Individual Career Development; 9. Career Development – General 10. Prediction of Career Advancement 11. Motivation and Needs 12. Work Outcomes 13. Burn Out/Stress/Obsolescence 14. Career Switches 15. Career Mobility 16. Specific Occupations/Professions/Careers 17. Career Development of Women; Part Three: Organizational Career Management; 18. Career Management – General 19. Organizational Career Planning 20. Organizational Career Development 21. Organizational Entry 22. Counselling/Coaching/Mentoring 23. Management Assessment/Training/Development 24. Managing Mobility 25. Managing Mid-Life Transitions 26. Managing the Older Worker 27. Public Sector; Author Index; Title Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History