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|Title: ||Career Orientation of Accounting Professionals in Ethiopia|
|Authors: ||Assegid, Getachew|
|Advisors: ||Tilahun Teklu (PhD)|
|Copyright: ||2007 |
|Date Added: ||14-May-2008 |
|Publisher: ||Addis Ababa University|
The issue of career orientations has become a critical component of career development
of professionals in a rapidly changing world. To this effect, the career orientations of
professionals employees is considered to have important implications for their job
satisfaction, commitment, and retention within organizations. However, career
orientations of professionals in general and that of Accounting professionals in
particular have not yet been studied in Ethiopia.
In view of the above, this study examines the career orientation held by accounting
professionals in Ethiopia and the variation in the distribution of career orientation
among category of accounting professionals having different occupational/
professionals status. Data for the study were obtained from 40 accounting professionals
working in various organizations in Addis Ababa.
The findings of the study suggest that the most prevalent career orientation among
accounting professionals included in the sample are service/ dedication to a cause,
entrepreneurial creativity, pure challenge and life style.
The remaining types of career orientations (technical functional, general management
competence, Autonomy/independence, security /stability.) are found to be less
predominant. However the results obtained for each dimensions indicated the existence
of variation in the distribution of career orientation across the sample categories of
|Description: ||A Thesis Submitted To The School Of Graduate Studies Of
Addis Ababa University In Partial Fulfilliment Of The Requirment
For The Degree Of Masters In Business Administration|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Business Adminstration|
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