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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Holland, John L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1990
Tested hypothesis that interest congruence is more closely linked with job satisfaction for workers with clearly defined interests as opposed to workers with poorly defined interests. Results implied that congruence is a moderately efficient predictor of satisfaction when between-occupation sources of variance are excluded by research design.…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Congruence (Psychology), Counseling Theories, Job Satisfaction
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Holland, John L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1975
Several Predictors of occupational choice derived from a theory of careers were examined. Hypotheses that a person's competencies, activities, self-estimates, interests, and vocational choices can be organized to understand and predict subsequent choice were tested. Findings support both the theory and the validity of the Self-Directed Search.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Interest Inventories