Career Development International: Volume 5 Issue 7


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The realistic downsizing preview: a management intervention in the prevention of survivor syndrome (part I)

Steven H. Appelbaum, Magda Donia

While downsizing has become an increasingly popular organizational tool in the achievement and/or maintenance of competitiveness and increased productivity, the negative side…


Measuring vocational interests: a call for multi‐sample norms

Roland Simons, Richard Goddard, Wendy Patton

Increasing trends toward casualization of the workforce and job mobility have increased the need for delivery of targeted career counselling relevant to the specific needs of…

Career perceptions and strategies in the new market‐oriented Bulgaria: an exploratory study

Doug Counsell, Juliana Popova

This article offers an exploratory first look at the career‐related perceptions and strategies of young careerists in today’s democratic and market‐oriented Bulgaria. It…

Guanxi and the realities of career development: a Chinese perspective

Ji Li, Philip C. Wright

Understanding and utilizing guanxi presents a continuing challenge for western firms in China. This article reviews current research, highlighting two different types of guanxi


Saying “welcome” is not enough: women, information systems and equity in work

Linda Miller, Tracey Ann Wood, Jackie Halligan, Laurie Keller, Claire Hutchinson‐Pike, Diana Kornbrot, Julie deLotz

The rise of all forms of information systems has been one of the major factors affecting the nature of work over the last decade. This article reports on research that suggests…


Succession planning without job titles

Stephen L. Guinn

Recommends a succession planning process based on key competences, not job titles, to provide greater flexibility and a more strategic and future focus. Discusses the use of a…


The DBA: what is it for?

Jon Bareham, Tom Bourner, Geoff Ruggeri Stevens

The 1990s have seen the emergence and development of professional doctorates in the UK and, in particular, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). This article identifies the…

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