publication . Research . 2005

Career Planning Trends in Japanese Companies

Firkola, Peter;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2005 Journal: Economic journal of Hokkaido University, volume 34, pages 233-242 (issn: 0916-4650, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Economics, Hokkaido University
This paper provides an overview of career planning trends in Japanese companies. Research on career development in Japan is first reviewed. Career planning practices in Japanese companies are examined. Factors influencing career planning choice are then discussed. It was found that there appears to be a change occurring in the career planning practices, specifically the shifting of responsibility for an employees' career from the employer to the employee. (JEL Classifi-cation: M12, M54
free text keywords: Japanese Management, Human Resources, Career Development, Career Planning
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