Advancing in the career decision-making process: the role of coping strategies and career decision-making profiles

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Author: Perez, Maya; Gati, Itamar


We tested the associations among the career decision-making difficulties, the career decision status, and either (a) the career decision-making profiles of 575 young adults, or (b) the coping strategies of 379 young adults. As hypothesized, a more advanced decision status was negatively associated with both career decision-making difficulties (n2 = .24) and the use of non-productive coping strategies (n2 = .10), and positively associated with an adaptive career decision-making profile (n2 = .05) and the use of support-seeking coping strategies (n2 = .06). Productive coping strategies...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Career development

Keywords: Decision making; Perception

Geographic subjects: Israel; Middle East

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2017

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Journal volume: 17

Journal number: 3

Journal date: October 2017

Pages: pp. 285-309

ISSN: 0251-2513, 1573-1782 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.327

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