occupational role

oc·cu·pa·tion·al role

(ok'yū-pā'shŭn-ăl rōl)
A set of behaviors connected to social norms that allows someone to organize and allocate time for self-care activities, work, play, social activities, leisure, and rest; examples include the roles of student, spouse, worker, and caregiver.
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Higher score denotes higher expressed attachment to/importance of parental, marital and occupational role. Namely, commitment to life roles as one of the aspects of its salience was measured in this research.
Barris, "Occupational role performance and life satisfaction in elderly persons," The Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, vol.
Yet the Soviets played even more of an occupational role, and this book would have been even stronger (though much longer) with some accounting of those experiences.
So powerful was this ancient legacy, reinforced by repetition over many millennia that the conversion to Christianity had practically no impact on their occupational role in the caste hierarchy.
Interest in occupational role stress has grown considerably since Kahn, Wolfe, Quinn & Rosenthal (1964) classic study of role stress.
For instance, Schulenberg, Vondracek, and Crouter (1984) reported that parents act as occupational role models and influence their children's occupational interests and aspirations.
Key 11: To overcome societal stereotyping as a limitation on occupational choice, use occupational role model and networking interventions.
Further, the presence of occupational role impairments may have adverse effects on work role functioning and status over time, as noted earlier.
"This was not part of its occupational role as a medical society."
Socially excluded youth in North America are defined here as youth of colour and/or lower socioeconomic status (SES) youth, who experience racial or socioeconomic or both forms of social exclusion such as inadequate academic preparation and limited access to quality vocational guidance, occupational role models and social capital, as well as labour market discrimination and restricted opportunities to explore the world of work via part-time work (Aber et al., 2002; Blustein, 2006).
The second part of the book is focused on the language teacher and on this individual's development, occupational role, and academic activity within educational institutions.

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