EXPLORING THE SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENCES ON PSYCHOLOGICAL CAREER META-CAPACITIES AND RETENTION-RELATED DISPOSITIONSDownload This Article
The aim of this study was to better understand socio-demographic differences of individuals in terms of their psychological career meta-capacities (measured by the Psychological Career Resources Inventory) and their retention related dispositions construct variables ((measured by the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale and Organisation-Related Commitment Scale). A quantitative survey was conducted involving a non-probability purposive sample of predominantly black females employed at managerial and staff levels (N = 318) in the field of industrial and organisational psychology. An independent-samples t-test indicated significant differences between the various socio-demographic groups in regard to the measured variables. The findings contribute new knowledge that may be used to inform human resource career development practices concerned with the retention of particularly female employees in South African service industry.
Keywords: Socio-demographic Differences, Human Resource, Career Development
How to cite this paper: Tladinyane, R. (2015). Exploring the socio-demographic differences on psychological career meta-capacities and retention-related dispositions. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 4(3-2), 222-230. https://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v4_i3_c2_p4