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ERIC Number: EJ886912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2276
The Importance of Decision Making: A Gifted Case Report
Nauta, Noks; Ronner, Sieuwke; Groeneveld, Benno
Gifted and Talented International, v24 n2 p121-130 Dec 2009
In this article the story of a fictional young university-educated woman is presented who struggles with making choices in her career and in her life. In this case report background information on gifted people at work is provided. In addition to that jobs and companies which are appropriate for highly gifted are mentioned. Besides that possibilities are considered in how to deal with interpersonal problems, how to apply for a job, and how to talk about the conditions conducive to optimal performance. Psychological processes like irrational thoughts, the process of making choices and dealing with how emotions work out in the highly gifted are discussed. Learning to make choices can help gifted people experience the joy of living and of working!
World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9, Canada. Tel: 204-789-1421; Fax: 204-783-1188; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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