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Talent and Performance

reviewed by Herbert C. Van Deventer 1965

coverTitle: Talent and Performance
Author(s): E. Ginzberg, J. L. Herma
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The research reported in this book attempts to answer the interesting question of what happens to the careers of talented individuals after their formal schooling has been completed. It studies systematically the career developments of a group of individuals who were awarded fellowships for graduate or professional study at Columbia University. Sponsored by grants from the Carnegie Corporation to the Conservation of Human Resources Project at Columbia for basic research in human resources, Professors Eli Ginzberg and John L. Herma, who directed the work, have made a contribution to the understanding of the causative factors associated with the degree of success attained by intellectually gifted individuals. Though candidly tentative, their report goes a productive step beyond the usual research on occupational development in that the interaction of both sociological and psychological determinants is explicitly attended to. The ingenuity with which a model was constructed with which to study the multiple and sequential... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 5, 1965, p. 470-470
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2523, Date Accessed: 9/19/2018 1:19:49 AM

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