Vocational Interests in the Workplace: Rethinking Behavior at Work

Edited by Christopher D. Nye and James Rounds

 

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Vocational Interests in the Workplace presents the most comprehensive coverage on vocational interests to date, tying together past and contemporary literature in an essential new work.

This timely volume, published in May 2019, recognizes the importance of vocational interests and their relevance to the workplace, emphasizing the strong links between vocational interests and work behavior.

Drawing on knowledge and experience from a range of professional backgrounds, the authors propose new models and approaches that facilitate thorough exploration of the implications of this relationship between interests and practice.

Vocational Interests in the Workplace covers essential topics, including: interest measurement; personnel selection; motivation and performance; expertise; meaningful work; effects of a global business environment; diversity; and the ongoing development of interests through adulthood to retirement.