秋霞理论在线观看理论 Purpose This study investigatedemployees' career planning in preparation for the impact of manufacturingtransformation triggered by automation technology. Built on career constructiontheory, the purpose of this paper is to conceptualize career planning as anattempt to integrate oneself into the social environment. In this process ofintegration, career adaptability is a critical psychological resource foradaptation to anticipated changes. Design/methodology/approach Through anonline survey, 476 participants answered questions regarding the followingaspects: perceptions of the threats and opportunities posed by automationtechnology; career adaptability, that is, career-related concern, control,curiosity, and confidence in adapting to occupational transitions; and careerplans and actions to address the challenge, including short-term job craftingbehaviors and long-term career adjustment plan. Findings The results showedthat opportunity and threat perceptions were associated with one's job craftingbehavior and long-term career adjustment plan and such relationships weremoderated by career adaptability and work experience relevant to automationtechnologies. Specifically, career adaptability is a psychological resourcehelping individuals deal with perceived challenges, while relevant work experiencemoderated one's strategies to catch opportunities. Originality/value This studycontributes to the understanding of psychosocial determinants for better careerplanning in the midst of the industrial revolution. Policies that aim toprepare workers for the upcoming social transition may benefit from this studyto leverage adaptive and proactive behaviors at a societal level.
Zhang,Wenguang,GuanXiaoyu,Zhou,Xueqin,Lu,Ji.The effect of career adaptability on career planning in reaction to automationtechnology [J]CareerDevelopment International,2019,12.