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Theory, Research and Dynamics of Career Wellbeing

Becoming Fit for the Future

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  • Provides a new theoretical framework for “future-fit” career wellbeing in a digital work--life space

  • Brings together a group of top scholars and practitioners who share their creative ideas, research and evidence-based practice

  • Offers multi-disciplinary perspectives on how the concept of career wellbeing may manifest for people in the future digital-driven workplace

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Future Fit Career Wellbeing: An Introductory Chapter

    • Melinde Coetzee, Nadia Ferreira, Ingrid Potgieter
    Pages 1-11
  3. Career Wellbeing of People with Special Needs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 233-235
    2. Employment Practices with People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Digital Age

      • Elias Mpofu, Timothy Tansey, Ngonidzashe Mpofu, Wei-Mo Tu, Qiwei Li
      Pages 309-326
    3. Work Adjustment and Career Wellbeing of People with Neuromuscular Disabilities

      • Ngonidzashe Mpofu, Susan Miller Smedema, James Athanasou
      Pages 327-345

About this book

This volume offers a new conceptualization of career wellbeing by viewing the construct as an individual’s long-term contentment with their career outcomes, career achievements, career changes and their sustainable employability amidst the complexities of the contemporary and emerging future digital-driven work environment. In support of this view of career wellbeing, the volume constructs theoretical frameworks for “future-fit” career wellbeing in the digital-driven work–life context. The chapters juxtaposition current research trends in terms of future potential directions for research on career wellbeing in Industry 4.0. The volume also critically evaluates the relevance, applicability and utility of the research findings and theoretical premises in various current versus potential Industry 4.0 settings for individuals across the life-span. It offers valuable suggestions for practice and interventions.

Keywords

  • Career Wellbeing
  • Digital Wellbeing
  • Industry Wellbeing
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • Future Wellbeing
  • Employee Wellbeing
  • Organisational Wellbeing
  • Psychosocial Wellbeing
  • Wellbeing Interventions
  • Future Adaptability
  • Industry 4.0

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Human Resource Management, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

    Ingrid L. Potgieter, Nadia Ferreira

  • Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

    Melinde Coetzee

About the editors

Ingrid Potgieter is Associate Professor in Human Resource Management at the Department of Human Resource Management at UNISA. She is a registered industrial psychologist at the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) since 2009 and also a registered human resource practitioner and the South African board for people practices (SABPP). Ingrid Potgieter completed her Mcom degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Psychology in 2009 at the University of Pretoria. She completed her Dcom Industrial Psychology degree at Unisa in 2012. She is also an author and co-author of several published articles in local and international journals. In addition, she presented several papers at national and international conferences.

Nadia Ferreira is Associate Professor in Human Resource Management at the Department of Human Resource Management at UNISA. She is a registered human resource practitioner with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP). Nadia Ferreira completed her MCom degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Psychology in 2008 at the University of Pretoria. She completed her DCom Industrial Psychology degree at Unisa in 2012. She is also an author and co-author of several published articles in local and international journals. In addition, she presented several papers at national and international conferences.

Melinde Coetzee (DL itt et Phil) is Professor in the Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology at the University of South Africa. She has 14 years of experience in organisational development, skills development and HR management in the corporate environment and has been lecturing subjects such as Personnel, Career, Organisational and Managerial Psychology since 2000 at undergraduate, honours and masters levels. Melinde is a professionally registered Industrial Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and a master human resource practitioner with the South African Board for People Practice (SABPP). She acted as Chief Editor of the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology (2014 to 2019) and is also the author, co-author and editor of a number of academic books. She has published in numerous accredited academic journals. She has presented numerous academic papers and posters at national and international conferences.

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eBook
USD 84.99
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  • ISBN: 978-3-030-28180-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)