Defining and measuring career resilience.

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dc.contributor.author Fourie, C.
dc.contributor.author Van Vuuren, L.J.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-04T09:02:35Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-04T09:02:35Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation 24(3), 52-59. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1479
dc.description.abstract Various authors have argued that career resilience should be cultivated by individuals pursuing modern day careers as a critical career competency. No study has been reported thus far in the career management literature which offers a comprehensive measuring instrument for the construct. The focal point of this study was therefore the development of an instrument to operationalise the career resilience construct. Based on a review of the literature, the "Career Resilience Questionnaire" (CRQ) consisting of 60 items was developed and administered to respondents (N=352) in white-collar employment settings. A second-order factor analysis yielded four factors which seemed to be relatively independent. The factors were named "belief in oneself"/ "disregard for traditional sources of career success", "selfreliance" and "receptivity to change". The implications of the findings are discussed. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University Johannesburg en
dc.subject Career resilience en
dc.subject Career Resilience Questionnaire en
dc.title Defining and measuring career resilience. en
dc.type Article en

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