The effectiveness of the Strength-Centered Career Adjustment Model for dual-career women in Taiwan

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The authors investigated the effectiveness of a Strength-Centered Career Adjustment Model for dual-career women (N= 28). Fourteen women in the experimental group received strength-centered career counseling for 6 to 8 sessions; the 14 women in the control group received test services in 1 to 2 sessions. All participants completed the Personal Growth Initiative Scale (PGIS), Job Satisfaction Inventory (JSI), and Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) before and after the counseling sessions or test services. Analysis of covariance indicated that there were significant differences between the scores of the experimental and the control group on the PGIS and SWLS but not on the JSI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-479
Number of pages13
JournalCareer Development Quarterly
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology(all)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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