DR. ANNE ROE
Devoted a major part of her life to unraveling some of the complexities associated with career decisions and shedding some light on what leads a person to choose a particular occupation.
A structured theorist. He focused on each occupational or career choice separately and independently, and he wanted to examine all the factors associated with both the individual and the occupational alternatives.
DR. JOHN HOLLAND
Created RIASEC theory. He developed a "typological" theory about personality types and matching environmental groups. Know for Strong Interest Inventory.
DR. DONALD SUPER
He began to introduce new ways of thinking about career developmental the early 1950's. He introduced the life/career rainbow, because he believed that nine life roles were a good way for us to understand the concept of career.
A management consultant who wrote 35 books about tends in the working world. He wrote Post- Capitalist Society. He predicted by 2010 or 2020 the world would be nonsocialist and postcapitalist.
A former US Secretary of Labor, a political economist and a faculty member oat the University of California at Berkely. He wrote, The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism (basic idea on page 92).
Thomas Friedman - has written several books about how work has changed because of technology innovations and the global economy.
Thomas Friedman identified 3 historical periods of globalization:
• 1st began in 1492 with Columbus' trip to the new world and lasted until 1800 with ships traveling the world's continents seeking trade.
• 2nd era lasted from 1800 to 2000 and was marked by multinational companies using new forms of transportation and new forms of telecommunications.
• 3rd era is marked by the capacity of individuals to use new software to collaborate and compete globally.
A professor of management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is on e of the foremost experts on organizations in the US. He researched organizational culture for over 40 years. See his definition of "organizational culture" on page 113.
Edgar Scheins six examples of organizational culture:
1. Regular behaviors
3. Dominant values
6. Feeling or climate
(1984) A professor at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands conducted a study of people working in sales in a major multinational American corporation operating in 39 countries.
Geert Hofstede found for major categories for classifying cultures:
1. Power distance
2. Uncertainty avoidance