publication . Article . 2016

Career success criteria and locus of control as indicators of adaptive readiness in the career adaptation model.

Zhou, W.; Guan, Y.; Xin, L.; Mak, M.C.K.; Deng, Y.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: Journal of Vocational Behavior, volume 94, pages 124-130 (issn: 0001-8791, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The present research had two goals. The first goal was to identify additional individual characteristics that may contribute to adaptive readiness. The second goal was to test if these characteristics fit the career adaptation model of readiness to resources to responses. We examined whether career success criteria (measured at Time 1) and career locus of control (measured at Time 1) would contribute to adaptivity and predict university students’ career decision-making self-efficacy (measured at Time 2) through the mediation of career adaptability (measured at Time 1). Results based on a two-wave survey among a sample of 437 Chinese university students showed th...
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free text keywords: Adaptability, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Applied psychology, Instrumental and intrinsic value, Locus of control, Career development, Cognitive Information Processing, Social psychology, Psychology, Mediation (Marxist theory and media studies)
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publication . Article . 2016

Career success criteria and locus of control as indicators of adaptive readiness in the career adaptation model.

Zhou, W.; Guan, Y.; Xin, L.; Mak, M.C.K.; Deng, Y.;