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151

What are the 4 levels of criteria that can be used to assess the effectiveness of training programs?

Reaction Criteria
Learning Criteria
Behavioral Criteria
Results Criteria

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Explain Brousseau and Driver's Career theory

Their decision dynamics career model emphasizes a person's career concept, which refers to how the person envisions his or her ideal career path

153

What are Brousseau and Driver's 4 career paths?

Linear
Expert
Spiral
Transitory

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What is a Linear Career Concept?

When a person views her progress as involving a progressive upward movement in terms of authority and responsibility

155

Which career concept involves a progressive upward movement in terms of authority and responsibility?

Linear Career Concept

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What is an Expert Career Concept?

When a person views his career as involving a lifelong commitment to an occupational specialty and focuses on developing his/her knowledge and skills within that specialty.

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Which career concept involves a lifelong commitment to an occupational specialty and focuses on developing his/her knowledge and skills within that specialty?

Expert Career Concept

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What is a Spiral Career Concept?

When a person views his career as involving periodic moves across occupational specialties or disciplines.

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Which career concept involves periodic moves across occupational specialties or disciplines?

Spiral Career Concept

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What is a Transitory Career Concept?

When a person considers the ideal career as involving frequent job changes, often to jobs in unrelated fields.

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Which career concept considers the ideal career as involving frequent job changes, often to jobs in unrelated fields?

Transitory Career Concept

162

Explain the Theory of Work Adjustment

The TWA describes satisfaction, tenure, and other job outcomes as the result of the correspondence between the worker and his work environment on the dimensions of satisfaction and satisfactoriness. Satisfaction depends on the the degree to which the characteristics of the job correspond with his needs and values. Satisfactoriness depends on the correspondences between a worker's skill and the demands of the job.

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What is Satisfaction according to TWA?

The degree to which the characteristics of the job correspond with an individual's needs and values.

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What is Satisfactoriness according to TWA?

The degree to which an individual's skills match the demands of the job.