Career chance experience of Korean women workers

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Author: Kim, Namhee; Jang, Suh Young; Baek, Pyounggu


Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand Korean women's lived experience with career chance given the unique cultural traditions. Design/methodology/approach: This study adopted a basic qualitative research design. The data from semi-structured person-to-person, in-depth interviews were analyzed using a constant comparative method. Findings: The findings revealed that the participants dealt with their career chance events to maintain harmony. Their experienced chance events were scattered over a period of time, but as a whole, these events became meaningful for their career...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Culture and society; Employment; Gender

Keywords: Career pattern; Career counselling; Cultural aspects; Decision making; Employment pattern

Geographic subjects: Korea (South); Asia

Published: Bradford, England: Emerald Group Publishing, 2019

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Journal volume: 24

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2019

Pages: pp. 74-90

ISSN: 1362-0436

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.995

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