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Life Roles, Values, and Careers International Findings of the Work Importance Study

by Donald E. Super, Branimir Sverko, Charles M. Super

Life Roles, Values, and Careers International Findings of the Work Importance Study Synopsis

Using research from an innovative, cross-national project, this book answers fundamental questions about the nature of work in modern life. An important contribution to the global study of human development across the lifespan, this book contains a wealth of information and valuable instruments.

Life Roles, Values, and Careers International Findings of the Work Importance Study Press Reviews

Destined to be a classic reference for every serious scholar of career development theory and for practitioners of career counseling around the world. Sets standards of scope, quality, integrity, and integration is cross-national comparisons that will not soon be matched. --Edwin L. Herr, distinguished professor of education, Pennsylvania State University Offers a stimulating discussion around the questions of study. Professionals interested in career assessment, vocational counseling, personnel selection and program evaluation can benefit from the instrumentation yielded by this study.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780787901004
Publication date: 15th May 2006
Author: Donald E. Super, Branimir Sverko, Charles M. Super
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S. an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 398 pages
Categories: Sociology: work & labour, Psychology,

About Donald E. Super, Branimir Sverko, Charles M. Super

DONALD E. SUPER was international coordinator of the Work Importance Study, based in the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida and professor emeritus of psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He was the author or coauthor of a number of books including Appraising Vocational Fitness, The Psychology of Careers, Computer-Assisted Counseling, Measuring Vocation Maturity, and Career Development in Britain. He died in June 1994. BRANIMIR SVERKO is professor of psychology at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he teaches work and organizational psychology and is currently directing the chair for Industrial Psychology and Ergonomics.

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