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Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1982
Although men and women work in jobs requiring approximately equal levels of education and in occupations with approximately equal prestige, working women earn only about 60% as much on the average as do working men. This disparity in income has important social consequences and is widely perceived as inequitable. One form of this type of…
Descriptors: Adults, Employed Women, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship
Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1976
Age trends in 5-year career stability and change were examined in an approximately one-in-a-thousand sample of 21- to 70-year-old men and women workers. Data on current occupation and occupation five years earlier were collected by the Census Bureau and reorganized for this study using Holland's occupational classification. Career stability…
Descriptors: Adults, Age, Career Change, Career Choice
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1996
Examines the original Hawthorne relay-assembly research. Asserts the "Hawthorne misunderstanding" is common in criminology and criminal justice because authors have failed to properly attribute the explanation of increased work output to the Hawthorne effect. Describes the Hawthorne effect, how it is produced, and ways to achieve the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adults, Crime, Criminology
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.; Joffe, Richard D. – 1980
The experimental development of occupational classifications based on regularities of movement of workers among jobs has been used recently to place job seekers in available jobs. The social and psychological meaning of a classification, developed by Dauffenbach, was explored by describing the classification's categories in terms of the…
Descriptors: Adults, Classification, Data Analysis, Employees
Holland, John L.; Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1974
The psychological meaning and predictive value of a person's vocational aspirations were examined by applying Holland's typology to the vocational aspirations of high school juniors (N=1,005), college juniors (N=692), employed adults (N=140), and a second sample of college students studied over a 1 year interval (N=624). The aspirational data were…
Descriptors: Adults, Aspiration, Career Choice, Career Counseling