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Which theorists developed Trait Oriented Theories?
Trait-Oriented Theories
Parsons
Williamson
Holland
What are Traits?
Learned entities that have validity only with regard to a specific task or situation
What are three things that are specific about traits?
Descriptive categories
Subject to change as learning occurs
Traits of interest to career counselors do seem relatively stable
What is a factor?
Statistical evidence of a trait
What is predicitive validity?
How well the inventory predicts job choice and satisfaction
What is construct validity?
How accurately the inventory helps clients identify career relevant concepts
What is the first assumption of Trait oriented theories?
Each individual has a unique set of traits that can be measured reliably and validly
What is the second assumption of Trait oriented theories?
Occupations require workers with specific traits for success
---A worker with a wide range of characteristics can still be successful in a given job
What is the third assumption of Trait oriented theories?
Choice of occupation is straightforward
--Matching is possible
What is the fourth assumption of Trait Oriented theories?
The closer the match between personal characteristics and job requirements, the greater the success, productivity and satisfaction
What are some current issues with Trait oriented theories?
-Empirically-based literature

-Incorrect conclusions that these ideas are no longer viable

-Incorrect assumptions that the approach is overly directive