Tuesday, 22 Oct, 2019




Career Anchors: A Study with Indian Management Students

Drishtikon: A Management Journal

Volume 8 Issue 2

Published: 2017
Author(s) Name: Mihir Dash, Suprabha Bakshi | Author(s) Affiliation: School of Business, Alliance UniversityBangalore, Karnataka, India
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The objective of this study is to ascertain the career anchors of postgraduate management students using Scheins (1974) Career Anchor Scale, and to identify the priority of these career anchors of Indian management students within different specializations, viz. marketing, finance, human resource, and operations management. The study additionally aims to identify the differences in patterns of career anchor combinations across the different streams of management students. The study has significance and relevance to management students as this will enable them to better decide and choose their career path, thereby enabling them to gain appropriate understanding for prospective careers and job profiles in organizations. This study is expected to contribute to the existing body of knowledge that would enable management students to recognize and manage their talent to the fullest in the present-day workplace.

Keywords: Postgraduate Management Students, Career Anchors, Scheins Career Anchor Scale

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