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Career dynamics in a global world: Indian and western perspectives

Contributor(s): Kadiyil, Premarajan Raman [Editor] | Forrier, Anneleen [Editor] | Arthur, Michael B [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Publishing 2020Description: xx, 243 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9781789901498.Subject(s): Career development | Global world | Social entrepreneurshipDDC classification: 331.71 Summary: Career Dynamics in a Global World takes on a major question in the global research and practice of career development and adopts a distinctive approach in response. The authors address the question of how and to what extent a predominant influence of Western thinking about careers interferes with our understanding of careers in other parts of the world. The approach involves identifying career topics for further exploration, recruiting teams of Indian and Westerns scholars on each topic to share their insights, and laying out those insights to help both careers researchers and practitioners see their significance. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/career-dynamics-in-a-global-world-9781789901498.html
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to career dynamics in a global world

Part I: Self and Career
Chapter 2: An incongruence-driven approach to careers: insights from Ayurveda
Chapter 3: Self-awareness in career development: meaning, importance and malleability

Part II: Social Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice
Chapter 4: A field research of nascent social entrepreneur's intention formation
Chapter 5: Individual factors in predicting and encouraging social entrepreneurship as a career choice

Part III: Stepping off the Career Ladder
Chapter 6: Satisficing career choices of Indian women managers
Chapter 7: Stepping off the career ladder: exploring the impact of career shocks on women's career decisions in the UK

Part IV: MBA Careers Across the Globe
Chapter 8: Economic structural changes and subjective career success in India
Chapter 9: How an MBA contributes to the unfolding of careers: a comparative analysis

Part V: Breaking and Re-entry
Chapter 10: Women's careers: starting a new chapter post-career-break
Chapter 11: Can we release the brake on the career re-entry of mothers? A UK perspective

Part VI: Academic Careers
Chapter 12: Changing nature of academic careers in management education in India
Chapter 13: The changing nature of academic careers in management education in western societies

Part VII: Careers in it
Chapter 14: Flying high in the turbulent skies: managing careers in the Indian it industry
Chapter 15: Risk allocation, employer dependence and the welfare state: an investigation of it workers in the US and Canada

Part VIII: Opting out or staying in
Chapter 16: Integrating care work for sustainable careers of women:
Chapter 17: Leaning in: why some women are challenging the opt-out model?
Index

Career Dynamics in a Global World takes on a major question in the global research and practice of career development and adopts a distinctive approach in response. The authors address the question of how and to what extent a predominant influence of Western thinking about careers interferes with our understanding of careers in other parts of the world. The approach involves identifying career topics for further exploration, recruiting teams of Indian and Westerns scholars on each topic to share their insights, and laying out those insights to help both careers researchers and practitioners see their significance.

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