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FACTORS INFLUENCING CAREER CHOICES

Nimra Sharif (), Nawaz Ahmad () and SamiUllah Sarwar ()
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Nimra Sharif: PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karachi
Nawaz Ahmad: Assistant Professor at IoBM, Karachi
SamiUllah Sarwar: PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karach

IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 2019, vol. 15, issue 1, 15-3

Abstract: Almost every individual is to face the challenge of the occupational choice problem at one or another time. However, students are particularly to encounter such problem while the selection of study programmes. It is widely believed, particularly by students, that selection of study programmes is the major factor, which leads the students to struggle for their desired future career. This study attempted to explore the roles of mothers, fathers, tutors, future income, future status, and societal diff erence by labelling all of such factors as Influencers on the career choice of young students. From this perspective, cross-sectional data based on primary data collection was gathered from diff erent university students based in Karachi via a developed questionnaire and through nonprobabilistic convenience sampling. The gathered data was, subsequently, analyzed through one sample t-test and one way repeated Measure ANOVA by employing SPSS statistical package. The result of the study highlighted the relative importance of various career choice infl uences& that averages of variables of infl uence are statistically diff erent F (4.215, 699.727)= 27.405, p

Keywords: Career Infl uences; university students; cross-sectional data. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.46745/ilma.ibtjbs.2019.151.03

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