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Title Agency at work : an agentic perspective on professional learning and development / Michael Goller, Susanna Paloniemi, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 484 pages)
Series Professional and practice-based learning ; volume 20
Professional and practice-based learning ; v. 20
Contents Series Editors' Foreword; Contents; About the Authors; Chapter 1: Agency at Work, Learning and Professional Development: An Introduction; 1.1 Agency as a Central Concept Within the Literature on Professional Learning and Development; 1.2 The Content of Part I: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues; 1.3 The Content of Part II: Empirical and Methodological Issues; 1.4 The Content of Part III: Concluding Comments; References; Part I: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues; Chapter 2: Bounded Agency in Professional Lives; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Human Agency
2.3 Rethinking the Role of Personal Agency and Its Limits2.4 Articulating Visions of Individual-Biographical Dispositions with Structural Conditions; 2.4.1 Socially Positioned Lives; 2.4.2 Self-Directed Learning; 2.5 Focusing on Professional Life; 2.5.1 Agentic Action Embedded in Environments and Institutional Practices of Professional Life; 2.5.2 Putting Knowledge to Work as Bounded Agency in Action; 2.6 Bounded Agency in the Context of Regulated Public Sector Professional Practice; 2.7 Bounded Agency in Freelance or Contingent Work Contexts; 2.8 Discussion; References
3.3.2 Databases and Selection Criteria for Generating the Sample3.3.3 Coding the Relevant Articles; 3.4 Results and Discussion; 3.4.1 Investigating IP Dispositions Relevant for Innovative Behaviour - RQ1; Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Knowledge" Category; Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Skills" Category; Skills Related to the Development and Implementation of New Ideas - Dimension 1 and 2; Skills Related to the Development of New Ideas - Dimension 1; Skills Related to the Implementation of New Ideas - Dimension 2 Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Attitudes" Category3.4.2 Competence Model for Intrapreneurship - RQ2; Creating the Structural Competence Model for IP; Integrating the Identified Dispositions into the Competence Model for IP; 3.5 Conclusions; 3.5.1 Summary of the Main Results, Discussion, and Implications; 3.5.2 Limitations and Directions for Future Research; References ; Chapter 4: Three Aspects of Epistemological Agency: The Socio-personal Construction of Work-Learning; 4.1 Work and Personal Agency; 4.2 Three Aspects of Agency
Chapter 3: Intrapreneurship Competence as a Manifestation of Work Agency: A Systematic Literature Review3.1 Introduction: The Relevance of Intrapreneurship Competence in Today's Working Life; 3.2 Theoretical Background and Research Questions; 3.2.1 Exploring the Concept of Intrapreneurship; 3.2.2 Conceptualisation of Intrapreneurship Competence for Its Examination as Work Agency; 3.2.3 The KSAVE Framework for Defining 21st Century Skills; 3.2.4 Research Questions; 3.3 Methods; 3.3.1 Categories and Terms for Searching the Relevant Literature
Summary The present book collects, integrates, and discusses the range of perspectives and discourses on agency at work. In addition, the book compiles the empirical research that has been generated by various perspectives. The chapters deal with the relationship between (a) agency at work, and (b) professional learning and development. They encompass a wide variety of working life domains and/or contexts, and are based on a broad range of epistemological and theoretical standpoints. This volume is not only thought to bring together current research, but also to foster the contemporary discourse on workplace agency a few steps further. Although the book strongly focuses on research originating in the field of workplace learning, its contents may be of interest to researchers from other scientific domains, such as socio-cognitive and development psychology, organisational behaviour, leadership, economics, life-course research, and philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Agent (Philosophy)
Career development.
Form Electronic book
Author Goller, Michael, editor
Paloniemi, Susanna, editor
ISBN 3319609432 (electronic bk.)
9783319609430 (electronic bk.)