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Peronne, Kristin Marie – Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 2000
A study guided by Super's Life Span, Life Space approach included a survey of 119 women and 66 men about sacrifices made in life and work roles to achieve balance and satisfaction. Differences in sacrifices and satisfaction were related to the combination of life roles they occupied. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Family Work Relationship, Happiness, Job Satisfaction
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Dailey, Rocky – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
To be a collegiate honors student implies a higher level of academic achievement than other students as well as the more challenging academic experience that comes with smaller class sizes. Collegiate honors teachers have a distinction of their own. Being an honors teacher implies a high level of teaching achievement, and it requires special…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Faculty, Teacher Recruitment, Professional Identity
Bruce, Willa – 1989
This study empirically examined the quality of work life and job satisfaction of municipal clerks employed in cities in the United States. Questionnaires were sent to a random sample of 10 percent of the membership in the United States of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Results of factor analysis produced 12 distinct dimensions of…
Descriptors: Clerical Workers, Job Satisfaction, Quality of Working Life, Time Management
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Clark, Mindi S.; Kelsey, Kathleen D.; Brown, Nicholas R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Attrition among the agricultural education profession is concerning as approximately 50% of agriculture teachers leave within the first six years of teaching. Therefore, the purpose of the phenomenological study, conducted from an emic perspective, was to explore and describe secondary agriculture teachers' experiences related to remaining in the…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Decision Making, Teacher Persistence, Agricultural Education
Niles, Spencer G.; Herr, Edwin L.; Hartung, Paul J. – 2001
The evolving role of work in society and the factors driving emerging trends in work were examined to assist career development practitioners in helping individuals deal with life-role balance. Donald Super's life-space theory was presented as a framework for adult career development and used as a backdrop for discussing how adults can crystallize…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Development, Career Counseling, Career Development
Lo, Lusa; Eliot, Michael – 2003
The careers, lives, and work habits of successful individuals were examined to identify factors that might explain their success. Each researcher selected one successful individual to interview. The researchers attempted to select a diverse group of interviewees from the general population, taking special effort to include females and nonwhites.…
Descriptors: Career Development, Definitions, Educational Theories, Employed Women
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Albion, Majella J.; Chee, Munli – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2006
The availability of flexible work options provides an opportunity for individuals to shape their careers in order to optimise their work and life goals. This study takes a systems theory approach to examine how the use of flexible work options influences relationships and interactions in the workplace. The "Flexible Work Options…
Descriptors: Employees, Child Rearing, Systems Approach, Foreign Countries
Olsen, Jackson – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Teachers are the primary drivers of student outcomes and are crucial to the life and health of our education system. And yet, teacher attrition in American schools has steadily risen over the past three decades, becoming the source of growing concern among education leaders, researchers, and policymakers (Borman & Dowling, 2008; Sutcher,…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Charter Schools, Low Income Groups, Cultural Influences
Chessman, Hollie M. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The voice of higher education student affairs professionals is under-represented in the well-being literature even though these campus community members are responsible for providing key programs and services that facilitate the holistic development of students. In order to understand the role of well-being in the work-life of these professionals,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Personnel Workers, Administrators, Higher Education
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Kilgallon, Pam; Maloney, Carmel; Lock, Graeme – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2008
This paper describes an investigation of Australian early childhood teachers' sustainment in their profession, focussing on those factors which enhance professional commitment, job satisfaction and occupational motivation. Utilizing qualitative methodology this study also identified key factors early childhood teachers consider crucial to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Investigations
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Yorimitsu, Akiko; Houghton, Stephen; Taylor, Myra – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2014
The esteem historically attributed to the teaching profession in Japan is eroding, and some Japanese teachers who identify with the ideal of being a "life educator" are becoming disillusioned with teaching. While the stress and anxiety associated with teacher disillusionment have been researched from a Western perspective, little is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teaching Experience
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Kane, Debbie – Guidance & Counselling, 1996
Explores factors that influence how women cope with multiple roles. Discusses implications of a study that investigated job sharing as a part-time employment alternative for women (n=4 job-sharing nurses and n=4 part-time nurses) wanting a healthier balance between home and work life. (SNR)
Descriptors: Coping, Demography, Employed Women, Employment
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Unal, Burcu; Gizir, Sidika – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
Due to social, economic, and political changes, as well as changing institutional priorities, the permeation of managerialism has impelled universities to redefine the roles and functions of its faculty members. Therefore, researchers from various disciplines have focused on the career choices and paths of such members. In this context, the…
Descriptors: Investigations, College Faculty, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility
Dwyer, Peter; Harwood, Aramiha; Tyler, Debra – 1999
This paper provides an update on the 1998 findings from an Australian longitudinal study begun in 1991 and titled the Life-Patterns Project. Based on 1,430 returns of the questionnaire and interviews of a sub-sample of 100, it examines implications of patterns beginning to emerge as participants enter their mid-twenties and reassess their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Case Studies
Duxbury, Linda; Higgins, Chris – 2001
The effects of three types of work-life conflict in Canada were examined by using data from a set of work and family studies that were conducted in 1991 and 2001. The studies focused on the effects of the following types of conflict: (1) work overload; (2) work-to-family interference (where work gets in the way of family); and (3) family-to-work…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Employed Parents, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices
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