RIASEC


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An acronym for the six basic personality types and work environments for which they are best suited, first described by JL Holland:
Realistic (Do-ers): practical, physical, hands-on, tool-oriented
Investigative (Thinkers): analytical, intellectual, scientific, explorative
Artistic (Creators): creative, original, independent, chaotic
Social (Helpers) cooperative, supporting, helping, healing/nurturing
Enterprising (Persuaders): competitive environments, leadership, persuading
Conventional (Organisers): detail-oriented, organizing, clerical
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The structure of vocational interests in Iceland: Examining Holland's and Gati's RIASEC models.
Desde una perspectiva empirica, el objetivo del estudio de validacion planteado en este articulo es comprobar el modelo RIASEC en una muestra espanola.
He introduced them to the Self-Directed Search and RIASEC theory and the usefulness of these tools in selecting a college major or potential career.
Consistency addresses the similarity between the types represented by a single RIASEC code and is determined by the location of the types on the RIASEC hexagon (Holland, Powell, & Fritzsche, 1994).
Tracey and Ward (1998; Tracey, 2002) designed this instrument to assess Holland's RIASEC types of interest and competence perception with children.
A dimensional legitimation of the use of RIASEC (and other theories derived from factor analysis) reveals the lack of dimensionality in such a construct.
This theory categorizes each person, each vocation, and each environment as primarily belonging to one of six types labeled Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional (collectively labeled RIASEC.
This approach emerges from interactional psychology (Pervin & Lewis, 1978) and has been adopted for the development of traditional theories, for instance, Holland's (1985) RIASEC theory and the theory of work adjustment by Dawis and Lofquist (1984).
Prediger and Vansickle (1992) obtained mean RIASEC scores for the incumbents of 51 broad occupational groupings.
The estimated coefficients for each of the six RIASEC dimensions help to identify more precisely which aspects of occupational personality appear to account for differences in career choice.