Psycho-social Career Meta-capacities

Dynamics of contemporary career development

  • Melinde Coetzee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Psycho-Social Dynamics of the Contemporary Career Development Context

  3. Psycho-Social Career Meta-Capacities in Organizational Career Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-122
    2. Kerrie G. Wilkins, Terence J. G. Tracey
      Pages 123-138
    3. Melinde Coetzee, Dries (A.M.G.) Schreuder
      Pages 139-154
  4. Career Wellbeing and Psycho-Social Career Meta-Capacities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-201
    2. S.(Ian) Rothmann
      Pages 203-220
    3. Claude-Hélène Mayer
      Pages 221-240
  5. Psycho-Social Career Meta-Capacities in Educational Career Development

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 321-336

About this book


​This book introduces a coherent perspective on the self-regulatory career meta-capacities that individuals, as career agents, need to successfully manage their career development in a boundaryless occupational world. Enriched by empirical data and case studies by subject specialists in the fields, it serves as a cutting-edge benchmark for specialists, professionals and post-graduate students in the careers field to study. This book allows an in-depth view of the most recent research trends on the critical psycho-social constructs influencing the adaptation, adaptivity, adaptability and employability of individuals in a turbulent, uncertain, and chaotic work world. In addition, it offers the practising professional new perspectives of career constructs and measures to consider in career counseling and guidance for the contemporary career.


Career meta-capacities Contemporary career development Person-environment integration Psycho-social constructs in employability Psychological career resources Self-regulatory capacities

Editors and affiliations

  • Melinde Coetzee
    • 1
  1. 1.Industrial and Organisational PsychologyUniversity of South AfricaMuckleneuk, GautengSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-00644-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-00645-1
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