Career management practices in India: an empirical study

Pawan S. Budhwar, Yehuda Baruch, Yehuda Baruch

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This paper examines and discusses the developments in the field of career management, bringing in the international perspective. In particular, the paper explores career management practices in 108 Indian organizations. A factor analysis procedure suggested five groups of practices: formal planning, formal active management, developmental, career stages and assessment. These are found to be associated with certain organizational and cultural characteristics. The research has both theoretical and practical implications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)699-719
Number of pages21
JournalInternational Journal of Manpower
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • career development
  • developing countries
  • human resource management
  • India


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