Description : This cross-disciplinary text is designed to appeal to a diversity of social science scholars. The central focus is on new ways of viewing the career, or how working lives unfold over time. Fresh views from psychology, social psychology, sociology, anthropology, organization theory, economics, and political science are among those represented in the twenty-five chapter anthology. The design of the handbook in three parts--current approaches, new ideas, and future directions--is intended to engage the reader in the debate from which new and better career theories can be developed.
Description : Presents a discussion of the development of the Southern social movement called "Jim Crowism" and segregation in post-Reconstruction United States.
Description : The Fourth Edition of Career Management is designed to help students understand themselves and their careers, to develop the skills necessary to manage their careers effectively, and to act as a mentor or human resource manager helping other workers develop their own careers. A thorough revision of the third edition the Fourth Edition captures new and emerging theories and issues related to career management and features: - Updated and streamlined learning exercises integrated into the text to help readers practice career management skills - Fine-tuning of existing section-ending cases and preparation of additional cases - End-of-chapter summaries, assignments, and discussion questions
Description : The authors of this book demonstrate with case examples how to apply career development theories to career counselling practice. Each chapter applies a different theory to case examples and - to provide continuity - to a fictitious `client' constructed from many past clients of the authors.
Description : This handbook offers a comprehensive review on career guidance, with an emphasis on the applied aspects of guidance together with research methods and perspectives. It features contributions from more than 30 leading authorities in the field from Asia, Africa, America, Australasia and Europe and draws upon a wide range of career guidance paradigms and theoretical perspectives. This handbook covers such subjects as educational and vocational guidance in a social context, theoretical foundations, educational and vocational guidance in practice, specific target groups, testing and assessment, and evaluation.
Description : The Legal Career Guide is designed as a hands-on manual to assist law students or young lawyers in making important decisions by helping them identify specific goals and evaluate opportunities as they arise, reflect on changes in personal situations that affect their aspirations, and assess new trends within the profession that will impact their chosen practice.
Description : This book explores the ways in which people's work careers are changing as the organizations in which they work change. The old concept of the firm as a self-contained entity interacting with its customers has been replaced by the reality of firms whose boundaries have given way to new alliances with suppliers and other outside organizations.
Description : Wondering how the most accomplished leaders from around the globe have tackled their toughest challenges? This book is part of a series that offers essays by top leaders in industry, the public sector, and academia on the pressing issues they've faced.
Description : Presents an assessment of early influences on the career choice of managers and entrepreneurs, their attitudes at the start of their careers as students, and in their later employment experiences. This book also examines the influence of an MBA education on the later work and life experiences of managers and entrepreneurs.