The Changing Nature of Careers: A Review and Research Agenda

  title={The Changing Nature of Careers: A Review and Research Agenda},
  author={Sherry E. Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={457 - 484}
  • S. Sullivan
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Business
  • Journal of Management
This review analyzes how the changing nature of careers can be conceptualized by examining two major categories of careers research. Specifically, the developmental stage theories of Super (1957) and Levinson (1978, 1986, 1996) and the boundaryless career concept (Arthur & Rousseau, 1996) are used to assess our understanding of careers in today’s dynamic work environment. Directions for future research on existing topics, as well as five major recommendations for a new research agenda, are… 
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