Chaos, complexity and COVID-19 : The Chaos Theory of Careers in 2022

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Pryor, Robert G. L. and Bright, Jim E. H.. (2022). Chaos, complexity and COVID-19 : The Chaos Theory of Careers in 2022. Australian Journal of Career Development. 31(3), pp. 201-205. https://doi.org/10.1177/10384162221120710
AuthorsPryor, Robert G. L. and Bright, Jim E. H.
Abstract

In acknowledging the contribution of the Australian Journal of Career Development (AJCD's) continuing work to the career development field, this paper briefly outlines the Chaos Theory of Careers (CTC) and its empirical support. Issues relating to closed and open system validation are canvassed. Two types of COVID-19 case study are analysed: a diary study and the pandemic event itself. COVID-19 confirms the CTC's claim that we all live on the edge of chaos.

KeywordsChaos Theory; Career Development Theory; COVID-19; pandemic; Systems Theory
Year2022
JournalAustralian Journal of Career Development
Journal citation31 (3), pp. 201-205
PublisherSAGE Publications
ISSN1038-4162
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1177/10384162221120710
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85139121206
Page range201-205
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Online26 Sep 2022
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Deposited12 Jul 2023
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