Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Gary W. Carter,
  2. Kevin W. Cook and
  3. David W. Dorsey

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315905.ch1

Career Paths: Charting Courses to Success for Organizations and Their Employees

Career Paths: Charting Courses to Success for Organizations and Their Employees

How to Cite

Carter, G. W., Cook, K. W. and Dorsey, D. W. (2009) Introduction, in Career Paths: Charting Courses to Success for Organizations and Their Employees, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315905.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. Talent Management Essentials

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg Ph.D

Series Editor Information

  1. University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177337

Online ISBN: 9781444315905

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Keywords:

  • career path - sequence of work positions over span of lifetime;
  • career paths - planned or unplanned;
  • focusing on career paths;
  • sequential list of positions or roles;
  • critical developmental experience (CDE);
  • career paths - fundamental components;
  • Electronic Products Corporation, Incorporated (EPC, Inc.);
  • current challenges and opportunities;
  • career paths - centerpiece of effective talent management systems;
  • career path development efforts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What are Career Paths?

  • The Goal of This Book

  • Overview