Theory, Research and Dynamics of Career Wellbeing

Becoming Fit for the Future

  • Ingrid L. Potgieter
  • Nadia Ferreira
  • Melinde Coetzee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Melinde Coetzee, Nadia Ferreira, Ingrid Potgieter
    Pages 1-11
  3. Career Management and the Future Workplace

  4. Psychosocial Factors of Career Wellbeing

  5. Career Wellbeing of People with Special Needs

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 363-367

About this book


This volume offers a new conceptualization of career wellbeing by viewing the construct as an individual’s long-term contentment with their career outcomes, career achievements, career changes and their sustainable employability amidst the complexities of the contemporary and emerging future digital-driven work environment. In support of this view of career wellbeing, the volume constructs theoretical frameworks for “future-fit” career wellbeing in the digital-driven work–life context. The chapters juxtaposition current research trends in terms of future potential directions for research on career wellbeing in Industry 4.0. The volume also critically evaluates the relevance, applicability and utility of the research findings and theoretical premises in various current versus potential Industry 4.0 settings for individuals across the life-span. It offers valuable suggestions for practice and interventions.


Career Wellbeing Digital Wellbeing Industry Wellbeing Psychological Wellbeing Future Wellbeing Employee Wellbeing Organisational Wellbeing Psychosocial Wellbeing Wellbeing Interventions Future Adaptability Industry 4.0

Editors and affiliations

  • Ingrid L. Potgieter
    • 1
  • Nadia Ferreira
    • 2
  • Melinde Coetzee
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Human Resource ManagementUniversity of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Human Resource ManagementUniversity of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa
  3. 3.Department of Industrial and Organisational PsychologyUniversity of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa

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