Volume 15 Issue 1 2019


Nimra Sharif
PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karachi.

Nawaz Ahmad
Assistant Professor at IoBM, Karachi.

SamiUllah Sarwar
PhD Scholars at IoBM, Karachi.

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 problems while the selection of study programs. It is widely believed, particularly by students, that selection of study programs 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 difference by labeling 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 different university students based in Karachi via a developed questionnaire and through non-probabilistic convenience sampling. The gathered data was, subsequently, analyzed through a 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 influences & that averages of variables of infl uence are statistically different F (4.215, 699.727)= 27.405, p< 0.05.These results could be used to make the student opt for the right career path and excel in the desired domain.
Keywords Career Influences, 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 C25
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.46745/ilma.jbs.2019.15.01.03
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2416-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/15.1/3.pdf
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