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Metaphors of Career Measures of Employability = Operationalization in Higher Education

A Creed

Universita di Genova | Published : 2019


Metaphors are recognised as playing an important role in identity construction and meaning making in career (Inkson, 2004; Mignot, 2000), working life (Inkson, Dries, & Arnold, 2007), and organisations (Cornelissen, Oswick, Christensen, & Phillips, 2008; Morgan, 2006). It is necessary to understand how individuals and organisations conceptualise career so as to understand their meanings in context and behavioural implications to implement suitable, practical, interventions. However, vocational and organisational research and operationalisation in professional practice remains limited. As an organisation, institutions of higher education are firmly focused on graduate success. In recent years..

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