Career route preferences of design engineers: an empirical research

Career route preferences of design engineers: an empirical research Based on a preliminary field research of career development systems for technical professionals, combined with a survey of 442 design engineers in the food processing and packaging machinery industries, the aim of this paper is to investigate the correlation between demographic variables, career values, success orientation and career route preferences. The purpose of this study is to add elements of discussion to the long‐lasting debate about the evaluation of alternative modes of career development for technical professionals. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Innovation Management Emerald Publishing

Career route preferences of design engineers: an empirical research

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Publisher
MCB UP Ltd
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1460-1060
D.O.I.
10.1108/14601069910370869
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Abstract

Based on a preliminary field research of career development systems for technical professionals, combined with a survey of 442 design engineers in the food processing and packaging machinery industries, the aim of this paper is to investigate the correlation between demographic variables, career values, success orientation and career route preferences. The purpose of this study is to add elements of discussion to the long‐lasting debate about the evaluation of alternative modes of career development for technical professionals.

Journal

European Journal of Innovation ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1999

Keywords: Careers; Designers; Engineers; Food industry; Packaging industry

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