Cross-cultural similarity of vocational interests of professional engineers

Nadya A. Fouad, Jo Ida C. Hansen, Fernando Arias Galicia

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This study investigated the cross-cultural similarity of vocational interests of students and professional engineers in the United States and Mexico (N = 557). Multiple discriminant function analyses were used to investigate the Strong-Campbell Interest Inventory scales that discriminate among the four groups. Results indicate similarity among all groups, but Mexican and U.S. professional engineers were dissimilar on a number of avocational interest scales.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-99
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Vocational Behavior
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1989

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