Women's career types: attributions of satisfaction with career success
Career Development International
Article publication date: 1 August 2004
This study, examines women's career types and their effects on women's satisfaction with their career success and their attributions of the sources of this career success. The study proposes a typology of four career types that are determined by the manifestation of a woman's career pattern and career locus. It finds empirical evidence of three distinct career types for women: achievers, navigators and accommodators. Women having accommodator career types are significantly less satisfied with their career success than women having navigator career types and achiever career types.
O'Neil, D.A., Bilimoria, D. and Saatcioglu, A. (2004), "Women's career types: attributions of satisfaction with career success", Career Development International, Vol. 9 No. 5, pp. 478-500. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620430410550745
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