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The test instrument is useful for aptitude diagnostics and industrial psychology as well as for scientific research on the subject of careers. Career management is defined as a proactive process in shaping an effective career, which can be influenced by control beliefs (Aryee & Debrah, 1992). The measure is a translation of Gould's "Career Management" questionnaire (1979). The latter is based, among other things, on the theory of Hall (1976), which assumes four criteria for career effectiveness: work performance, behavior, adaptability, and identity. The KP consists of nine statements. Reliability: The internal consistency was Cronbach's Alpha = .82. Validity: A separate German study on the validity of the measure is not mentioned. However, the results suggest that career planning is related to variables such as the amount of information, learning motivation, and especially focus, while it seems to be independent of environmental exploration, self-exploration, and intended systematic exploration and subsequent transfers.
Rowold, J. (2009). KP. Karriereplanung [Verfahrensdokumentation und Fragebogen]. In Leibniz- Institut für Psychologie (ZPID) (Hrsg.), Open Test Archive. Trier: ZPID.
Short Name KP
English Name Career Management - German modified version
Authors Rowold, J.
Published in Test archive 2009
Copyright/Licence Copyright Autoren; CC-BY-SA 4.0
Key words Career Development, Occupational Aspirations, Occupational Interests, Occupational Choice, Occupational Preference, Goal Setting
Construct Theory of Hall (1976)
Application age 18-55 years old
Item number 9 items
Subscales None; Career management.
Application time max. 5 min.
Interpretation time A few minutes.
Reliability Internal consistency: Cronbach's Alpha = .82.
Validity No information.
Norms No information.
Applications Individual diagnostics
There is no abstract in English available. Information about the measure can be found under Overview.
There is no complete review in English available. Further information about the measure can also be found under Overview.
First published in
Rowold, J. (2004). Karriereplanung. Deutsche Übersetzung des Fragebogens zur Karriereplanung von Gould, 1979. Münster: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Psychologisches Institut II.
Feedback on the use of a procedure from the Open Test Archive of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID) to the test author(s)
Prof. Dr. Jens Rowold, Lehrstuhl für Personalentwicklung & Veränderungsmanagement, Zentrum für Hochschulbildung, Technische Universität Dortmund, Hohe Straße 141, D-44139 Dortmund