Extending Holland's theory to adult women☆

  title={Extending Holland's theory to adult women☆},
  author={D. Harvey and Richard W. Whinfield},
  journal={Journal of Vocational Behavior},
  • D. Harvey, Richard W. Whinfield
  • Published 1973
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Vocational Behavior
  • Abstract The potential of Holland's theory for use in the vocational guidance of adult women depends in part on more validity data with regard to the conceptual meaningfulness of the constructs. This study reports the findings of a correlative analysis between scores on Holland's Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI), which measures the six “styles”, and selected scales on four criterion tests predicted in advance to be related to the VPI. The findings for this sample of adult women indicate… CONTINUE READING
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