Emotional Intelligence and Locus of Control as Correlates of Career Choice in Business Education Among Undergraduates
1. BACKGROUND OF STUDY
Generally, researchers have investigated issues relating to aspects of career choice by teenagers (Breakwell, 1988; Dick & Rallis, 1991; Jawitz, 2000; Woolnough, 1994). Southwick (2000), for example: observes the trend toward a decline in graduate enrolments in health-related fields, as well as science and engineering, having recorded enrolment decline from 1993-1997, after four decades of annual increases. A continuing decline of admissions in these areas may lead to a shortage of skilled health and science workers and this could ultimately hurt the society. Palmer (2005) also observes the reduction in the numbers and calibre of students seeking admissions into engineering …show more content…
(a) Someone values a particular outcome and
(b) That person believes that taking a particular action will produce that outcome, then
(c) They are more likely to take that particular action.
Many Nigerian students make poor adjustment