The Successful Individual

  • Hans Gruber
  • Christian Harteis
Part of the Professional and Practice-based Learning book series (PPBL, volume 24)


To develop a comprehensive understanding of professional development, this chapter analyses individuals who succeeded in their professional development. Even though discussing individual and social influences separately it becomes obvious that both perspectives permanently are interrelated.


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  • Hans Gruber
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  • Christian Harteis
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Educational ScienceUniversity of RegensburgRegensburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Educational SciencePaderborn UniversityPaderbornGermany

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