Domain Statement

The Careers Division of the Academy of Management supports research, teaching, and practice focused on people's lifelong succession of work experiences, the structure of opportunity to work, and the relationship between careers and other aspects of life.

Major topics include: individual career development; career management strategies; career planning; career outcomes (success, plateauing, derailment); relationships between human resource systems and careers; life cycle interactions with work; race, culture, and gender effects on careers; labor force diversity; internal labor market structures and functions; cross-cultural careers; and effects of demographic and social changes on work.