ERIC Number: ED132464
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Increasing Decision-Making Behavior in Women: What the Counselor Can Do.
Potter, Beverly A.
Girls and women "play at" making vocational decisions and setting life goals. They have little concrete information about the requirements of the work world and are unmotivated to seek out such information. Because adequate information is the basis of sound decision-making, it is important that counselors take active steps to motivate girls and women to gather information. Berlygn's theory of motivation to seek information can be used by counselors as a guideline for developing intervention strategies. The author concludes that steps be taken to increase girls and women's uncertainity about their futures which will lead to active information seeking behavior. After motivation has been developed, the counselor can teach the decision-making process. (Author)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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