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    The impact of gender-role-orientations on subjective career success: A multilevel study of 36 societies

    Terpstra-Tong, Jane and Ralston, David A. and Treviño, Len and Karam, Charlotte and Furrer, Olivier and Froese, Fabian and Tjemkes, Brian and Darder, Fidel León and Richards, Malika and Dabic, Marina and Li, Yongjuan and Fu, Pingping and Molteni, Mario and Palmer, Ian and Tučková, Zuzana and Szabo, Erna and Poeschl, Gabrielle and Hemmert, Martin and Butt, Arif and de la Garza, Teresa and Susniene, Dalia and Suzuki, Satoko and Srinivasan, Narasimhan and Gutierrez, Jamie Ruiz and Ricard, Antonin and Buzády, Zoltán and Paparella, Luis Sigala and Morales, Oswaldo and Naidoo, Vik and Kangasniemi-Haapala, Maria and Dalgic, Tevfik and Alas, Ruth and Potocan, Vojko and Dharmasiri, Ajantha S. and Fang, Yongqing and Burns, Calvin and Crowley-Henry, Marian (2022) The impact of gender-role-orientations on subjective career success: A multilevel study of 36 societies. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 138. p. 103773. ISSN 00018791

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    We investigate the relationships between gender-role-orientation (i.e., androgynous, masculine, feminine and undifferentiated) and subjective career success among business professionals from 36 societies. Drawing on the resource management perspective, we predict that androgynous individuals will report the highest subjective career success, followed by masculine, feminine, and undifferentiated individuals. We also postulate that meso-organizational culture and macro- societal values will have moderating effects on gender role's impact on subjective career suc- cess. The results of our hierarchical linear models support the hypothesized hierarchy of the relationships between gender-role-orientations and subjective career success. However, we found that ethical achievement values at the societal culture level was the only variable that had a positive moderating impact on the relationship between feminine orientation and subjective career success. Thus, our findings of minimal moderation effect suggest that meso- and macro- level environments may not play a significant role in determining an individual's perception of career success.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Gender-role-orientation; Conservation of resources; BEM sex role inventory (BSRI); Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM); Subject career success; Psychological androgyn;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 17171
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    Depositing User: Dr. Marian Crowley-Henry
    Date Deposited: 11 May 2023 14:17
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Vocational Behavior
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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