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›› 2005, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (3): 348-355.

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A Review of Research on Career Plateau

Xie Baoguo,Long Lirong   

  1. Graduate Employment Guiding Centre, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
  • Received:2004-11-05 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2005-05-15 Published:2005-05-15
  • Contact: Long Lirong

Abstract: Career plateau was described an individual current career status within a particular organization. Ference and his colleagues developed the concept of career plateau, based on organizational career management in 1977. The empirical studies found that career plateau would result in some unfavorable consequences. The article reviewed the research on career plateau from the aspects of its concept, psychological structure, influencing factors, consequences and coping strategies. In the end, some problems and future research direction were put forward.

Key words: career, career stagnation, career plateau

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