SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of Career Development.
With more than 400 articles the Encyclopedia of Career Development is the best reference tool for research on career-related topics. Covering a broad range of themes, the contributions to these two volumes represent original material written by leading researchers, academics and practitioners in the field of career development.
This multidisciplinary resource examines career-related issues from the perspectives of psychology, sociology, education, counselling, organizational behaviour and human resource management.
The Encyclopedia of Career Development:
- offers introductory materials prepared by the editors and supplementary appendices on key topics;
- incorporates global, cultural and international dimensions of careers and examines the social context of careers such as the contemporary work environment, emerging values in society, gender and ethnicity, social class and work-family interface;
- explores the evolution of careers including career stages, patterns and transitions, as well as variations in the meaning of career success;
- discusses career decision-making strategies, and looks at employment law and regulations that influence career development and decision making;
- analyzes initiatives used by employers, career counsellors and society to promote the effective career development.
Topics covered include:
- Theoretical Perspectives on Careers;
- The Social Context of Careers;
- Cultural and International Perspectives;
- Ethnicity, Gender, and Diversity;
- The Organizational Environment;
- Social Class and Background;
- The Work-life Interface;
- The Evolution and Development of Careers;
- Decision-Making and Career Development;
- Variations in Career Patterns and Career Success;
- Career Development Initiatives;
- Legislative and Regulatory Mandates;
- Assessment Areas and Techniques;
- Job Search and Organizational Recruiting;
- Professional Associations.
Jeffrey H. Greenhaus is Professor and William A. Mackie Chair in the Department of Management at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. A Fellow of the American Psychological Society and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), he received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from New York University. Jeff's research, which focuses on career dynamics and work-family linkages, has appeared in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Former Associate Editor of the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Jeff is co-editor (with Saroj Parasuraman) of Integrating Work and Family: Challenges and Choices for a Changing World (Quorum Books, 1997), co-author (with Stewart D. Friedman) of Work and Family-Allies or Enemies? What Happens when Business Professionals Confront Life Choices (Oxford University Press, 2000), and co-author (with Gerard. A. Callanan and Veronica. M. Godshalk) of Career Management, which is now in its 3rd Edition (Thomson-Southwestern, 2000). Gerard A. Callanan is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at West Chester University. He received a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Drexel University. Prior to his appointment at West Chester University in 2001, he was a Vice President with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. During his twenty-two years at the Federal Reserve, Gerry held a number of senior posts, including responsibility for such areas as strategic planning, credit and risk management, and national currency management. A member of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for the Advancement of Management, his research has appeared (or will appear) in such scholarly publications as the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Career Development International, the Journal of Psychology, the Journal of Education for Business, the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Education + Training, and Team Performance Management Journal. In 2000, Gerry co-authored (with Jeffrey H. Greenhaus and Veronica. M. Godshalk) the third edition of the textbook Career Management, published by Thomson-Southwestern.