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1 Jane Webster was the accepting senior editor for this paper. The associate editor and three reviewers chose to remain anonymous. Abstract This study combines a narrative review with meta-analytic techniques to yield important insights about the existing research on turnover of information technology professionals. Our narrative review of 33 studies shows(More)
This paper examines the objective career histories, mobility patterns, and career success of 500 individuals, drawn from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY79), who had worked in the information technology workforce. Sequence analysis of career histories shows that careers of the IT workforce are more diverse than the traditional view of a dual(More)
<b>Introduction</b> What qualities make a successful it professional? Certainty strong technical skills are sine qua non. As a result, the technology geek remains the stereotype of an information technology (IT) professional. Indeed, when companies hire IT professionals, their focus is often on the "hard" skills needed to perform the work, such as years of(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe our initial experience of the perioperative anesthetic care provided to pediatric recipients during living-related liver transplantation. DESIGN Cohort review of the perioperative anesthetic care for living-related liver transplantation. SETTING Tertiary referral and postgraduate teaching hospital. PATIENTS 27 children (20(More)
This study examines how IT professionals cope with the threat of professional obsolescence. We adopt the threat rigidity model to explain the relationship between threat of professional obsolescence and occupational mobility. In addition, we argue that professional commitment moderates the relationship between the consequent cognitive coping mechanisms of(More)
This multi country study of the IT occupational culture builds on US data to examine differences in IT occupational perceptions in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, India and Australia. In this research in progress we present survey data about the adaptation to the cultural characteristics of the IT occupation and its relationship with occupational(More)
T his study draws on distributive justice, human capital, and stigmatization theories to hypothesize relationships between relative pay gap and patterns of job mobility. Our study also expands the criterion space of job mobility by contrasting different job destinations when information technology (IT) professionals make job moves. We examine three job(More)
The shortage of IT professionals remains a critical concern today, with fewer IT students entering the workforce compared to IT professionals leaving or retiring. While research has examined factors contributing to the declining of IT enrollments, it is unclear why some IT students choose to go on to an IT career while others eschew IT. To address this gap,(More)
This study begins a research program that examines how IT professionals cope with the threat of professional obsolescence. In answering this question, this study draws on theories of occupational stress, in particular the theory of conservation of resources (Hobfoll 2002; Hobfoll and Freedy 1993), to relate the threat of professional obsolescence with IT(More)