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The role of goal setting in career management

The role of goal setting in career management Examines the conditions under which career goal setting contributes to effective career management. Views career management as a process by which individuals can make informed decisions regarding their work lives. Highlights the role of the career goal in the career management process, and identifies the useful features of the goal‐setting process. Reviews the concepts of career indecision and career decidedness, and specifies four subtypes – developmental indecision, chronic indecision, hypervigilant decidedness, and vigilant decidedness. Discusses the implications for organizations and their employees. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Career Management Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0955-6214
DOI
10.1108/09556219510093285
Publisher site
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Abstract

Examines the conditions under which career goal setting contributes to effective career management. Views career management as a process by which individuals can make informed decisions regarding their work lives. Highlights the role of the career goal in the career management process, and identifies the useful features of the goal‐setting process. Reviews the concepts of career indecision and career decidedness, and specifies four subtypes – developmental indecision, chronic indecision, hypervigilant decidedness, and vigilant decidedness. Discusses the implications for organizations and their employees.

Journal

International Journal of Career ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 1995

Keywords: Career management; Career planning; Goals

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