Title

An Exploratory Study on the Career Anchors for Educators in Singapore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-2001

Abstract

In this exploratory study, the authors adopted an empirical approach to determine the various primary career anchors possessed by Singapore educators, the impact of the degree of congruency between teaching and the career anchors on intrinsic and extrinsic satisfaction, and turnover intentions. A number of hypotheses were supported and provided the 1st step in understanding this group of important individuals who nuture the future generation of human capital for the workplace.

Keywords

career anchors, job satisfaction, turnover intentions, Singapore

Discipline

Asian Studies | Business | Education | Human Resources Management

Research Areas

Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

Publication

Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied

Volume

135

Issue

5

First Page

527

Last Page

545

ISSN

0022-3980

Identifier

10.1080/00223980109603717

Publisher

Taylor and Francis

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223980109603717