Holland's Theory Essay
Grand Canyon University: PCN-525
August 30, 2013
Introduction This research paper will summarize “Holland’s Theory of Vocational Choice”; followed by a practical application of the theory to this Author’s life. Other than the textbook for this class; one other resource cited in the reference section was used to make the following concise summation of Holland’s Theory.
Holland’s Theory of Vocational Choice Holland’s Theory can be summarized as follows: In western culture what are referred to in this theory as, “Holland’s Codes”, make up one of six personality types (Career Key Organization, 1997) (see details and specifics in section two). Workers in any given …show more content…
According to Holland’s Theory the next most compatible vocation if personality is artistic for example, are the vocations that come next on the hexagon or Investigative and Social. In doing practical applications of this theory, this Author found that the Holland’s Theoretical Model supports true vocational aspirations and historically desired work environments true to the Author’s core self-image. Here are the Theoretical specifics and a short explanation to aid the reader:
Author worked as a