A Study of Career Plateau in Education Sector

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International Journal of Business and Management Tomorrow Vol. 2 No. 3 A Study of Employees Career Plateau in Education Sector With Reference To Pune City Dr. Daniel J Penkar, Director, SB Patil Insitute Of Management Rajesh Kumar Agrawal, Asst. Professor, Sinhgad Institute of Business Administration and Computer Application Abstract If Employee’s jobs are filled with routine and boring tasks or if desired promotions are blocked in the organization, then they are likely to feel an intrinsic sense of loss and become skeptical about findings fulfillment in their careers Career plateau employees are likely to have demotivation and higher labour turnover because they want to advance their careers elsewhere in the environment…show more content…
One significant vocational effect is plateauing, “a unique form of career stall” (milstein, 1990b p, 325) which can result in a feeling of malaise on the part of upwardly mobile individuals. This phenomenon is labeled plateauing because it resembles a long flat uninterrupted expanse with minimal contours and a sameness that stretches endlessly. If people’s jobs are filled with routine and boring tasks or if desired promotions are blocked, then they are likely to feel an intrinsic sense of loss and become skeptical about findings fulfillment in their careers. (Milstein, 1990a, P48) 2. Objective 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Examine the causes of career plateau Examine the difference in plateauing among the various levels of staffs in education sector. Examine the effect of career plateau in the organization. Give suggestions to manage career plateau effectively to minimize employee intention to quit. 3. Literature Review In the subsequent pages, an attempt is made to review the literature pertaining to career plateaus of the employees. The literature of these studies has been collected through various magazines, journal, website and other published sources. 3.1 Various types of career plateaus are being experienced by the employees in organization. According to Bardwick (1986), there are three types of career plateau which are very common in organizations and there are: 3.1.1 Structural Plateaus:- represents occupational situations where advancement is unavailable due
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