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ERIC Number: EJ797749
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1038-4162
Connecting Relational Theory and the Systems Theory Framework: Individuals and Their Systems
Patton, Wendy
Australian Journal of Career Development, v16 n3 p38-46 Spr 2007
The Systems Theory Framework (STF) facilitates the inclusion of relevant aspects of multiple existing theories within an integrated framework, wherein relevance and meaning is decided upon by each individual. Patton and McMahon emphasise that the application of the Systems Theory Framework in integrating theory and practice is located within the crucible of the individual, acknowledging that the individual is an open system recursively interacting with and within multiple systems. The present paper furthers a discussion of the potential for the Systems Theory Framework in theory integration, in particular with respect to relational theories.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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