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Siren song? A longitudinal study of the facilitating role of calling and ability in the pursuit of a challenging career

Dobrow, Shoshana R. and Heller, D. (2014) Siren song? A longitudinal study of the facilitating role of calling and ability in the pursuit of a challenging career. In: Academy of Management Conference, 2014-01-01.

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Abstract

In an 11-year, five-wave longitudinal study of 450 amateur high-school musicians progressing from adolescence to adulthood, we found that regardless of their actual musical ability, people with stronger early callings were likely to perceive their abilities more favorably, which led them to pursue music professionally.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Official URL: http://aom.org/
Additional Information: © 2014 Academy of Management Conference
Divisions: Management
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Departments > Management
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2016 15:45
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 01:59
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65985

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