Meta‐ability development: a new concept for career management

David Butcher (Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK)
Penny Harvey (Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK)

Career Development International

ISSN: 1362-0436

Publication date: 1 April 1998

Abstract

Considers the idea of taking personal responsibility for career development and contributing to the organization via the development of meta‐abilities. Provides an explanation of meta‐abilities and examines the implications for the way they are developed. The results of research into the role of meta‐abilities in the achievement of organizational change are reported. Concludes that meta‐abilities are necessary to take personal career actions and decisions within an uncertain organizational framework.

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Butcher, D. and Harvey, P. (1998), "Meta‐ability development: a new concept for career management", Career Development International, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 75-78. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620439810207581

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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