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Chaos Theory of Careers A New Perspective on Working in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0415806348

ISBN-13: 9780415806343

Edition: 2010

Authors: Robert Pryor, Jim Bright

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This text outlines the application of chaos theory to the field of career development. It draws together and extends the work that the authors have been doing over the last 8 to 10 years on the chaos theory of careers.Key themes include:Factors such as complexity, change, and contributionPeople's aspirations in relation to work and personal fulfilmentContemporary realities of career choice, career development and the working worldThe Chaos Theory of Careers represents a new perspective on the nature of career development. It emphasizes the dimensions of careers frequently neglected by contemporary accounts of careers such as the challenges and opportunities of uncertainty, the…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface �Life is Uncertain�
Complexity, Uncertainty and Careers
Complexity, Uncertainty and Career Development Theory
The Chaos Theory of Careers: Background and Development
The Chaos Theory of Careers: Attractors
The Chaos Theory of Careers: Patterns and Fractals
The Chaos Theory of Careers: Research Support
Strategies for Chaos Theory Career Counseling and Assessment
Practical Applications: Counseling and Assessment
Practical Applications: Meaning, Purpose and Spirituality
Practical Applications: Organizational Development
Where Are We Going and Where We Have Been