women s career development throughout the lifespan an international exploration

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Women S Career Development Throughout The Lifespan

Author : Jenny Bimrose
ISBN : 9781135068783
Genre : Education
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Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career development continue to reflect structural labour market disadvantage. This unique book brings together expert contributions from academic researchers, as well as representing the voices of older women who participated in an international research investigation. Grounded in multidisciplinary empirical studies, the book provides: • a variety of perspectives on women's careers in the 21st century • an international exploration of the voice of the older woman • an understanding of both the challenges and responses to women as they construct their careers. Offering a comprehensive understanding of women’s career development throughout the lifespan, this book will be of key interest to academics and researchers from the fields of education, psychology, management, geography, labour market economics and sociology, as well as career practitioners, managers, trainers, researchers and policy developers.

Career Guidance For Emancipation

Author : Tristram Hooley
ISBN : 9781351616195
Genre : Education
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This edited collection explores ways in which social justice can be integrated into career guidance practice. Chapter authors propose models and practices which can contribute to struggles for social justice and consider how career guidance can play a role in these struggles. They explore policy and practice in the light of critical social theory both critiquing career guidance and opening up new possibilities for the field. The volume moves the discipline away from its overwhelming reliance on psychology in favor of theoretically pluralistic approaches informed by critical thinking in a range of disciplines. It seeks to expand the possibilities that are available to career guidance practitioners and researchers to support the growth of human flourishing and solidarity.

Karrieremuster Deutscher F Hrungskr Fte

Author : Aleksandra Endemann
ISBN : 9783957103024
Genre : Business & Economics
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Seit geraumer Zeit wird in der Öffentlichkeit sowie in der Wissenschaft über die Karriereverläufe von Führungskräften diskutiert. Mit den hohen Flexibilitätsanforderungen im Karriereverlauf werden z.B. Vorstands- und Managervergütungen in der Gesellschaft gerechtfertigt. Eingebettet in diese Diskussion betrachtet diese Arbeit anhand der Daten des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels berufliche Verläufe deutscher Führungskräfte (N = 171; 20 Beobachtungsjahre 1994-2013) und untersucht ihre Ursachen sowie objektive als auch subjektive Karriereoutcomes. Mithilfe der Sequenzmusteranalyse konnten neben der (1) traditionellen Karriere und (2) boundaryless career folgende Muster abgeleitet werden: (3) die Abstiegskarriere, (4) die Karriere mit unfreiwilligen, jedoch erfolgreichen Wechseln, (5) die turbulente Karriere und (6) die Stagnation. Innerbetriebliche Karriereverläufe sind bei knapp der Hälfte der Untersuchten vorzufinden und spielen weiterhin eine bedeutende Rolle. Die externen Bewegungen sind recht heterogen verteilt: So gibt es Karrieren, die nur wenige externe Wechsel aufweisen, und einige, die sehr sprunghaft sind. Bezüglich der Ursachen dieser Karrieremuster ist von einem komplexen Zusammenspiel unterschiedlicher Einflussfaktoren zu berichten. Mit Blick auf die Gehaltsentwicklung zeigen sich in allen Mustern, bis auf die Abstiegskarriere, positive Trends. Werden die subjektiven Aspekte in die Betrachtung miteinbezogen, zeigen sich eher ein relativer Rückgang der Arbeitszufriedenheit bei innerbetrieblichen Karriereverläufen sowie ein Aufwärtstrend in der 'boundaryless career' und in Karrieren mit unfreiwilligen Wechseln. Aleksandra Endemann, Jg. 1980, studierte Soziologie an der Nikolaus-Kopernikus-Universität in Torun (Polen) sowie Human Resource Management an der Universität Hamburg. Sie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Professur für BWL, insbesondere Personalwirtschaft an der Universität Hamburg (Prof. Dr. Florian Schramm).

The Sage Handbook Of Counselling And Psychotherapy

Author : Colin Feltham
ISBN : 9781526417657
Genre : Psychology
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At over 700 pages and with more than 100 contributions, this Fourth Edition brings together the essentials of counselling and psychotherapy theory, research, skills and practice. Including new content on assessment, theory, applications and settings, and with new chapter overviews and summaries, this continues to be the most comprehensive and accessible guide to the field for trainees or experienced practitioners.

Contemporary Theories Of Career Development

Author : Nancy Arthur
ISBN : 9781351995566
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In response to the complexities of social change that have become evident in the 21st century, there is a need for innovation in career theory that takes into account new perspectives and the fluctuating contexts of people’s lives. Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives brings together the contributions of theorists from around the globe whose work represents current, cutting-edge international approaches to career development theory. Emphasizing the new perspectives that are needed for this field to be relevant in a contemporary era, this book considers the cultural applications of theory in a diverse range of populations. Structured in three parts with chapters written by internationally renowned leaders in the field, this collection features a critical examination of the current history of the field; thirteen theory chapters, each enhanced by a case study; and a final chapter that draws the previous chapters together through key themes, broadening the reader’s knowledge of theoretical perspectives and their interrelations. Each theory chapter author comments on and critiques his or her own theory, inviting readers to engage with these theories at both a practical and theoretical level through the case studies. Detailed, with reader-friendly descriptions and supplemented by international research, case examples, and discussion questions, Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives is the ideal reference work for students studying the topic as well as a stimulus for researchers and practitioners looking to implement the theories in their work.

Career Guidance And Counseling Through The Lifespan

Author : Edwin L. Herr
ISBN : UVA:X004683891
Genre : Education
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The Sixth Edition of "Career Guidance and Counseling Through the Lifespan" provides comprehensive treatment of career development theory and practice in a world of work undergoing profound change. This book examines the current changes in the organization and content of work, the implications of the global economy for the practice of career development, best practices in career services, and perspectives on the research findings supporting career counseling and other career interventions. Highlights of the Sixth Edition: Provides a historical perspective on the evolution of career counseling and career guidance and identifies how definitions of these processes and the role of counselors change across time. Discusses the applications of systematic and planned approaches to career guidance and counseling for children, youth, and adults, in various settings: schools, colleges, and universities, business and industry, and community agencies. Offers superior emphasis on the applications of career counseling and guidance to different and special needs populations including African-Americans, Hispanics, other culturally diverse populations, males, females, children and adolescents, adults with mental health problems in the workplace, midcareer job changers, the unemployed, dual career families, persons with work/family conflicts, and burned out workers. Includes expanded treatment of international perspectives on changes in the occupational structure, work, and career interventions. Includes expanded treatment of the school-to-work transition and work-based learning as legislative initiatives and as important factors shaping career relevant schooling, transition services, and the transition and adjustment to work. Visit our NEW Helping Professions Website at www.ablongman.com/helpingprofessions for additional resources! Page 1 of 1

Adult Learning

Author : Sharan B. Merriam
ISBN : 9781118416310
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Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise andpractice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory andPractice is perfect for master’s-level students andpractitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infusedeach chapter with practical applications for instruction which willhelp readers personally relate to the material. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today’s World Traditional Learning Theories Andragogy Self-Directed Learning Transformative Learning Experience and Learning Body and Spirit in Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Cognitive Functioning Adult Learning in the Digital Age Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives Culture and Context Discussion questions and activities for reflection are included atthe end of each chapter.

Handbook Of Career Development

Author : Gideon Arulmani
ISBN : 9781461494607
Genre : Psychology
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This book is focused on work, occupation and career development: themes that are fundamental to a wide range of human activities and relevant across all cultures. Yet theorizing and model building about this most ubiquitous of human activities from international perspectives have not been vigorous. An examination of the literature pertaining to career development, counseling and guidance that has developed over the last fifty years reveals theorizing and model building have been largely dominated by Western epistemologies, some of the largest workforces in the world are in the developing world. Career guidance is rapidly emerging as a strongly felt need in these contexts. If more relevant models are to be developed, frameworks from other cultures and economies must be recognized as providing constructs that would offer a deeper understanding of career development. This does not mean that existing ideas are to be discarded. Instead, an integrative approach that blends universal principles with particular needs could offer a framework for theorizing, research and practice that has wider relevance. The central objective of this handbook is to draw the wisdom and experiences of different cultures together to consider both universal and specific principles for career guidance and counseling that are socially and economically relevant to contemporary challenges and issues. This book is focused on extending existing concepts to broader contexts as well as introducing new concepts relevant to the discipline of career guidance and counseling.

Career Management Work Life Integration

Author : Brad Harrington
ISBN : 9781452278940
Genre : Business & Economics
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Career Management & Work/Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to managing contemporary careers. Although grounded in theory, the book also provides an extensive set of exercises and activities that can guide career management over the lifespan. Authors Brad Harrington and Douglas T. Hall offer a highly useful self-assessment guide for students and other individuals who want to deal with the challenge of succeeding in a meaningful career while living a happy, well-balanced life.

Women S Career Development Across The Lifespan

Author : Laura Lee Bierema
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021976621
Genre : Business & Economics
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Women make up almost half of the U.S. workforce, yet lag behind men in pay, status, promotion, and career opportunities. This volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education identifies the social and economic tensions that characterize women's career development-and offers a range of responses that women, adult educators, HRD professionals, and organizations can employ to meet the challenges. The authors recommAnd strategies for easing the work and family conflict, including how to make part-time employment a viable career development option. They also evaluate the role of human resource development in promoting the career progress of women, assessing approaches such as mentoring and training programs. This is the 80th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education .

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