Chinese Knowledge Employees’ Career Values, Perceived Organizational Support and Career Success
Chen Yu
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Purpose: the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of career values and perceived organizational support on career success and to examine what career values are. Design/Methodology: survey data were collected from a sample of 151 Chinese knowledge employees. Career success was measured by subjective, that is career satisfaction. Findings: 1) There were three dimensions of career values, and they are self-achievement, factor hygienic factor and prestige factor. 2) Career values and organizational support can predict career success. Implications: knowledge of the antecedents to career success should provide certain advantages to organizations attempting to select and motivate employees. Originality/value: this paper makes a valuable contribution to career success literatures by being one of the ?rst to examine the effect of career values on career satisfaction.

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Yu, C. (2011) Chinese Knowledge Employees’ Career Values, Perceived Organizational Support and Career Success. iBusiness, 3, 274-282. doi: 10.4236/ib.2011.33036.

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