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ERIC Number: EJ944719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
An Exploration of Adult Career Interests and Work Values in Taiwan
Tien, Hsiu-Lan Shelley
Asia Pacific Education Review, v12 n4 p559-568 Dec 2011
The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between vocational interests and work values among 206 adults in Taiwan. The instruments were the Career Interest Inventory developed based on Holland's RIASEC typology and the Work Value Inventory developed based on Super's theory. The results of multivariate analysis of variance indicated significant gender differences in overall vocational interests and overall work values. In addition, the gender differences were found in three vocational interests (Realistic, Artistic, and Social) and three types of work value (Achievement, Economic Return, and Way of life). The results of canonical correlation analyses showed similar, but not exactly the same, patterns in correlation of interests and values between men and women. These results were discussed in terms of their implications for research and practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan