The Effect of Internal Locus of Control on Career Adaptability: The Mediating Role of Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy and Occupational Engagement

Na Rae Kim, Ki-Hak Lee

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This study examined the mediating roles of career decision-making self-efficacy (a domain-specific motivational variable) and occupational engagement (a behavioral variable) on the relationship between internal locus of control (a general motivational variable) and career adaptability among college students in South Korea (N = 310). The findings extend past research on career adaptability by identifying a relationship among the variables.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-15
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Employment Counseling
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Mar 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology(all)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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