Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-62047
Proyer, Rene T; Sidler, Nicole; Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald (2012). A multi-method approach to studying the relationship between character strengths and vocational interests in adolescents. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 12(2):141-157.
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The relationship between character strengths and vocational interests was tested. In an online study, 197 thirteen to eighteen year-olds completed a questionnaire measuring character strengths and a multi-method measure for interests (questionnaire, nonverbal test, and objective personality tests). The main findings were that intellectual strengths yielded primarily relations with investiga- tive and artistic interests. Social interests demonstrated relations with strengths of transcendence and other-directed strengths and enterprising interests with leadership strengths. The implications of the findings for practice are highlighted.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology|
|Deposited On:||02 May 2012 12:57|
|Last Modified:||20 Dec 2013 08:25|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times Cited: 3|
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