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ERIC Number: EJ1182802
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jun-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Dimensions of Personality and Emotional Intelligence as Predictors of High School Students' Career Decision Difficulties
Kirdök, Oguzhan; Korkmaz, Ozan
Educational Research and Reviews, v13 n12 p495-502 Jun 2018
This study aims to examine the predictability of emotional intelligence and five factor personality traits on career decision difficulties. The study group consisted of 432 students (246 women, 186 men) who participated in five different high schools in Adana and voluntarily participated in the study. Data collection tool were composed of Career Decision Difficulties Questionnaire, Emotional Intelligence Assessment Scale and Adjective Based Personality Scale. This study intends to identify the relationship between personality traits, emotional intelligence and career decision difficulties. To test the research hypotheses, a path model was developed to test causal relationships between the variables. In the model, the scores of the dimensions of career decision difficulty were used as indicators to create a latent construct. Emotional intelligence and five factor personality subscales were considered as observed variables emotional instability was found to be a positive predictor of career decision difficulty. However, extraversion and self-awareness were negative predictors of career difficulty.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Career Decision Making Difficulties Questionnaire
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