ERIC Number: EJ872296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
An "Inverse" Validation of Holland's Theory
Cowger, Ernest, Jr.; Chauvin, Ida; Miller, Mark J.
College Student Journal, v43 n3 p807-811 Sep 2009
This article used an "inverse" approach to assess the validity of Holland's theory; that is, it examined the degree of congruency between participant's least-characteristic Holland types and their least desirable occupational choice. Implications for career counselors are briefly outlined.
Descriptors: Career Choice, Vocational Interests, Counselors, Career Counseling, Personality, Individual Characteristics, Work Environment, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Educational Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, Personality Theories, Career Development
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Education Level: Higher Education
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