Structure of interests in Japan: Application of the personal globe inventory occupational scales

Lirong Long, Naotaka Watanabe, Terence Tracey

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Abstract

Japanese college students (N = 2,492) completed the translated Personal Globe Inventory (PGI; T.J.G. Tracey, 2002b) Occupational Title scales, and the structural validity of vocational interests was examined. Support was provided for the RIASEC (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional), octant, and spherical structure of the PGI Occupational Title scales. In addition, there were no structural differences found between men and women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-235
Number of pages14
JournalMeasurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
Volume38
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

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