ERIC Number: EJ367134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
What is Person-Environment Congruence? Supplementary versus Complementary Models of Fit.
Muchinsky, Paul M.; Monahan, Carlyn J.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v31 n3 p268-77 Dec 1987
Proposes that there are two types of person-environment congruence: supplementary, the match between an individual and a group of people who comprise an environment, such as a fraternal organization (the rationale behind vocational counseling decisions); and complementary, the match between an individual's talents and the corresponding needs of the environment (the rationale behind personnel selection decisions). (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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