Self-renewal and inter-organizational transition among women principals

Izhar Oplatka

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The study outlines several elements of the self-renewal process among women principals who made inter-organizational transition in mid-career. Based on findings from an exploratory study, conducted among Israeli women school principals in mid-career, the study presents the process of self-renewal that was experienced by these managers in their mid-career. This process included coping with a lack of self-fulfillment, setting new goals, reframing of their managerial perspectives, energy replenishing, reinforcing of their innovative behavior and looking for new sources of challenge. An emphasis is given to the contextual and biographic determinants promoting and enabling the existence of the process of renewal among mid-career changers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-75
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Career Development
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2001


  • Inter-organizational career transition
  • Mid-career
  • Mid-career change
  • Self-renewal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Applied Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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