Career Success Studies: An Examination of Indicators, Approach and Underlying Theories in Literature
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 251-257
Received: Aug. 25, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 13, 2015; Published: Dec. 14, 2015
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Shahibudin Ishak, School of Business Management, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
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Many theories have been identified as underpinning theories for study career success. Therefore, this paper has aimed to reveal overview career success concept, indicators, approach and the theories underpinning to study career success. The main purpose of this paper is to review relevant literatures relate to career success theories. This paper compares contemporary career theory with the theory applied in recent career success research. The research makes inconsistent use of career theory and in particular neglects the interdependence of the objective and subjective careers. The paper offers new guidelines for bringing about an agreement between career theory and career success research. Most of the study framework is based on theories that become evidence in literature is reported. This paper contributes to the literature by examine the different types of career theories fit on career success research.
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Career Success, Career Theories, Career Approach, Career Indicators
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Shahibudin Ishak, Career Success Studies: An Examination of Indicators, Approach and Underlying Theories in Literature, Science Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 251-257. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20150306.16
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