The professional career on the right track. A study on the interaction between career self-management and organizational career management in explaining employee outcomes
Publication typeJournal article with impact factor
JournalEuropean Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
Publication Begin page55
Publication End page80
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AbstractThis article explores the relationship between organizational career management and career self-management and addresses the impact on employee outcomes. Within six large organizations, a sample of 491 employees reported on their career self-management initiatives, on their expectations towards organizational career support, and on their commitment and career success. This was complemented by information from their supervisors on career management support offered by HR and line management to these employees. Results show that individuals who take more initiatives to manage their career expect more career support from their employer. Career self-management positively impacts affective commitment and perceived career success, while organizational career management is positively related with affective commitment and career progress. Career self-management moderates the relationship of organizational career management with affective commitment and subjective career success.
KeywordCareer Management, Career Self-management, Organizational Career Management, Commitment, Career Success
Knowledge Domain/IndustryHuman Resource Management
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