From the Back Cover
Developed by Edgar Schein at MIT′s Sloan School of Management and now in its third edition, the Career Anchors Self–Assessment and accompanying materials has become the industry standard since it was originally created more than forty years ago.?This research backed program enables participants to discover their "career anchor," a combination of perceived areas of competence, motives, and values related to occupational work choices.?The eight Career Anchors are: Technical/Functional Competence General Managerial Competence Autonomy/Independence Security/Stability Entrepreneurial Creativity Service/Dedication to a Cause Pure Challenge Lifestyle This revised and enlarged Career Anchors Facilitator′s Guide contains everything you need to administer the Career Anchors Self–Assessment and then coach participants through their individual discovery process and future career planning. New conceptual materials and tools provide a process to analyze present and future jobs through role network analysis. Participants will gain better insight into their own career situation, preferences, and future aspirations. That awareness will help them to clarify their personal values, making future job decisions easier and more valid, and future workplace happiness and success more assured. This thoroughly revised edition is updated to reflect today′s highly complex workplace and is designed to be easy–to–use and flexible. It contains several workshop models ranging in length from 30–45 minutes to a half day.
About the Author
Edgar H. Schein is Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of numerous books, including Career Dynamics, Process Consultation Revisited, Organizational Culture and Leadership, and The Corporate Culture Survival Guide.