TITLE

Toward an expanded definition of adaptive decision making

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Susan D.
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Career Development Quarterly;Mar1997, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p275
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reflects on the construct of life-role adaptability and definition of adaptive decision making. Important refinements in the dimension of adaptability; Adaptive decision making as `rational decision making'; Decision making within the life-span, life-space context.
ACCESSION #
9711153469

 

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