The relation of career maturity to personality type and social adjustment

Title

The relation of career maturity to personality type and social adjustment

Creator

Savickas M L; Briddick W C; Watkins C E

Publisher

Journal of Career Assessment

Date

2002
2002-02

Description

Models of career maturity first formulated at midcentury, have been criticized for not incorporating innovations in personality and developmental psychology. This isolation from general models of and debates about personal maturity has kept career maturity from receiving widespread acceptance in mainstream psychology. The present Study investigated whether Super's model of career maturity could be linked to Cough's three-dimensional model of personality organization. To explore relations between the two structural models, 206 college students responded to Cough's California Psychological Inventory and Super's Career Development Inventory. Results showed that planful competence in career development related to greater realization of one's potential and a higher degree of social adjustment. Furthermore, the results indicated that more Mature attitudes toward career planning and exploration related to air adjustment style characterized by extroversion in interpersonal relationships and by a positive orientation to social norms.

Subject

5-factor model; adaptability; adjustment; Career choice; career development; career maturity; Psychology; social; traits

Format

Journal Article

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Pages

24-41

Issue

1

Volume

10

Citation

Savickas M L; Briddick W C; Watkins C E, “The relation of career maturity to personality type and social adjustment,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed February 24, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/7048.

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