A Career Decision-Making Study Based on Value Engineering

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Alternative-focused thinking is conventionally recognized as the right way to make career decisions, which uses weighted mean to assess the better one. However, alternatives are relevant only because they are means to achieve values. With value-focused thinking (VFT), the authors advance decision-making values should be the primary focus of decision making rather than alternatives. VFT describes and illustrates concepts and procedures for creating better alternatives for career decision-making problems. This article articulates and uses one’s fundamental values to guide and integrate his/her career decision making activities. As a result, career decision-making study has new angle of views and explores many implicated techniques to understand a decision-making setting.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 426-427)

Edited by:

Dunwen Zuo, Hun Guo, Guoxing Tang, Weidong Jin, Chunjie Liu and Chun Su

Pages:

664-667

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.426-427.664

Citation:

T. S. Wang et al., "A Career Decision-Making Study Based on Value Engineering", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 426-427, pp. 664-667, 2010

Online since:

January 2010

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