The next decade in vocational psychology: Mission and objectives

Title

The next decade in vocational psychology: Mission and objectives

Creator

Savickas M L

Publisher

Journal of Vocational Behavior

Date

2001
2001-10

Description

This article discusses the 10 separate analyses of vocational psychology's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that appear in this special issue, entitled "Vocational Psychology in the Next Decade." After identifying points of convergence, attention turns to summarizing, in the form of a mission statement. what vocational psychologists seem intent on doing in the coming years. The mission for vocational psychology in the next decade concentrates on advancing scientific understanding of vocational behavior and providing information to shape career interventions and inform public policy. Eight objectives that aim to execute this mission are proposed and discussed. The article closes with a consideration of how the Journal of Vocational Behavior can implement strategies to realize the eight objectives and thus contribute to fulfilling vocational psychology's mission, (C) Academic Press.

Subject

Psychology

Format

Journal Article

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Pages

284-290

Issue

2

Volume

59

Citation

Savickas M L, “The next decade in vocational psychology: Mission and objectives,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed May 18, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/7042.

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