Managerial and professional careers in an era of organisational restructuring

  title={Managerial and professional careers in an era of organisational restructuring},
  author={Bill Martin and Wendy Riemens and Judy Wajcman},
  journal={Journal of Sociology},
  pages={329 - 344}
This article presents the results of a study of the contemporary pattern of careers, career aspirations and career orientations of managers and professionals in the context of organisational change. First, we examine the structure of careers in six large firms and see to what extent they fit the old model of 'organisation man' or the new model of the 'portfolio career'. Second, we consider whether the managers and professionals in our study perceive themselves as being in control of their own… 

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