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Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1988
This paper describes what is known about delinquent behavior and the risk factors associated with engaging in delinquent behavior. Discussion focuses particularly on: (1) delinquent behavior and adolescent problem behavior; (2) high risk persons; (3) the role of learning in restraint against delinquency; (4) loci of intervention, including…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Delinquency, Educational Improvement
Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1985
Holland's original environmental formulations proposed that an environment's influence was transmitted through its inhabitants: environments could be classified by the predominant personality type of their inhabitants. But the approach to environmental assessment that relies on a census of inhabitants is only one approach, job analysis is another.…
Descriptors: Classification, Congruence (Psychology), Environmental Influences, Interaction
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Career Assessment, 1996
The Career Attitudes and Strategies Inventory scales measure job satisfaction, work involvement, skill development, dominant style, career worries, interpersonal abuse, family commitment, risk-taking style, and geographic barriers. It is useful as a career checkup or screening device and as a tool for organizational needs assessment and program…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Job Satisfaction, Measures (Individuals), Vocational Adjustment
Gottfredson, Gary D.; Joffe, Richard D. – 1980
The experimental development of occupational classifications based on regularities of movement of workers among jobs has recently been suggested to assist in placing job seekers into available jobs by A. R. Miller and others in "The Dictionary of Occupational Titles: A Critical Review," 1980. The potential of mobility-based classifications is…
Descriptors: Adults, Classification, Demography, Employment Opportunities
Gottfredson, Gary D.; Gottfredson, Denise C. – 1987
This paper presents and illustrates some principles for organizational development approaches to improving school climate. It discusses a specific structure for facilitating school improvement entitled Program Development Evaluation, and it illustrates the use of school climate assessments for school diagnosis and the evaluation of improvement…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention