Career Development International: Volume 16 Issue 4


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“Life could be a dream”: What US‐based management PhD students desire in an initial academic appointment

C. Brian Flynn, Hubert S. Feild, Arthur G. Bedeian

The purpose of this paper is to first identify the work‐ and non‐work‐related criteria US‐based management doctoral students consider important in selecting an initial academic…

A model of psychological contract creation upon organizational entry

Maria Tomprou, Ioannis Nikolaou

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of a number of factors in newcomers' psychological contract development.


The meaning of career success: Avoiding reification through a closer inspection of historical, cultural, and ideological contexts

Nicky Dries

The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which the concept of career success has been subject to reification, and identify potential implications for individuals…


A Chinese longitudinal study on work/family enrichment

Luo Lu

The purpose of this paper is to explore reciprocal relationships between work/family resources, work/family enrichment (WFE), and work/family satisfaction in a Chinese society.


Words from the heart speak to the heart: A study of deep acting, faking, and hiding among child care workers

Raymond T. Lee, Céleste M. Brotheridge

The purpose of this paper is to understand, from the child care worker's perspective, how work experience, display rules, and affectivity are related to emotional labor. It also…

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