FACTORS INFLUENCING CAREER CHOICES

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Volume 15 Issue 1 2019

Author(s):

Nimra Sharif
PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karachi
nimra615@live.co.uk

Nawaz Ahmad
Assistant Professor at IoBM, Karachi
nawazahmad_pk@hotmail.com

SamiUllah Sarwar
PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karach
learnedsami@gmail.com

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 “Infl uencers” 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.
Year 2019
Volume 15
Issue 1
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification -
DOI https://doi.org/10.46745/ilma.ibtjbs.2019.151.03
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2415-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Manuscript Processing Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/15.1/3.pdf