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Career Anchors Reimagined. Finding Direction and Opportunity in the Changing World of Work. Edition No. 5. Jossey-Bass Leadership Series

  • Book

  • 176 Pages
  • June 2023
  • Region: Global
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 5836751
Take back control of your career journey

In the newly revised edition of Career Anchors: Finding Stability and Opportunity in the Changing Nature of Work, a team of world-renowned management and culture experts delivers a uniquely insightful exploration of your own career values and work relationships as they relate to your past and future choices. This easy-to-use workbook in combination with an online self-assessment offers critical and accessible self-diagnostic exercises along with information about the changing career scene and new descriptions of the eight career anchor categories.

This book will help you: - Explore how your work choices now relate to your family and self-development - Explore how the rapidly changing world of work and business emphasizes globalization, competition, technology, organizational instability, uncertainty, and shifting values - Engage in a powerful relationship mapping process that helps you to consider how your work and career choices now interact with your relationships with family, friends, and community - Review the career anchor values and examine how these values have changed, so you can make better choices of what, when, where, and how to work as you look ahead

This newest edition of Career Anchors is a can’t-miss resource written to help you analyze, assess, and understand the past, present, and future of your own career. It belongs in the libraries of early-career - as well as established - professionals looking to take back control over their work trajectories.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface xi

Introduction: Plan for This Book xvii

Chapter 1 Reflections on the Changing Workplace 1

Chapter 2 Building a Relationship Map 11

Chapter 3 The Changing Nature of the External and Internal Career 33

Chapter 4 The Eight Career Anchor Categories 43

Chapter 5 The Career Interview 65

Chapter 6 Career Anchors Assessment 73

Chapter 7 What’s Next? Growth Intentions 81

Chapter 8 Five Career Anchors Stories 87

Chapter 9 Conclusion 121

Appendix: Career Anchors and Career- Oriented Personality Assessments 127

Research Notes and References 139

About the Authors 145

Index 149


Edgar H. Schein Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management. John Van Maanen Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management. Peter A. Schein OCLI.org.