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  1. Career development

    In organizational development, the study of career development looks at: ⁕how individuals manage their careers within and between organizations and, ⁕how organizations structure the career progress of their members, it can also be tied into succession planning within most of the organizations. In personal development, career development is: ⁕" ... the total constellation of psychological, sociological, educational, physical, economic, and chance factors that combine to influence the nature and significance of work in the total lifespan of any given individual." ⁕The evolution or development of a career - informed by Experience within a specific field of interest Success at each stage of development, educational attainment commensurate with each incremental stage, Communications, and understanding of career development as a navigable process. ⁕"... the lifelong psychological and behavioral processes as well as contextual influences shaping one’s career over the life span. As such, career development involves the person’s creation of a career pattern, decision-making style, integration of life roles, values expression, and life-role self concepts."


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