Career Development International: Volume 26 Issue 6


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Can we talk? Why employees fail to report negative events to their managers

Alex J. Scrimpshire, Marcia L. Lensges, Brian D. Webster, Durand H. Crosby

The purpose of this research is to understand why and under what conditions employees are likely to partake in a particular type of silence, known as the Hierarchical MUM Effect…

The glass slipper effect: understanding the Nordic gender equality paradox from an identity fit perspective

Sabrina Spangsdorf, Alex Forsythe

This paper aims to introduce an identity fit perspective adding to the understanding of the Nordic gender equality paradox of top managing positions using a Danish sample as case.

Career self-management perceptions reflected in the psychological contract of virtual employees: a qualitative and quantitative analysis

Lee Gazit, Nurit Zaidman, Dina Van Dijk

The question of responsibility for career development is critical for virtual employees who work remotely. The purpose of this paper is to (1) compare the perceptions of virtual…


When pursuing more career, success hits home and job: examining the cost of vocational delay of gratification

Xiaoyan Liu, Kun Yu

The purpose of the paper is to understand the detrimental effects of vocational delay of gratification (VDG) based on the ego-depletion perspective and to explore the specific…

Development of career capital during expatriation: partners' perspectives

Kaisu Kanstrén, Vesa Suutari

The purpose of this qualitative study is to examine the effects of expatriation on the development of career capital among the partners of expatriates.

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