Study Palmore & Luikart (1972): study US 1968
- 46+ aged, whites, North Carolina, USA, 1968-70
- N = 502
- Non Response
One whole-day interviews, tests and examinations.
- Authors's Label
- Upward career anchorage
- Our Classification
- M=2 SD=1.2
- 6-item index of forced choice statements measuring wheter a person tends to evaluate success in terms of how far a person has come (downward anchorage) or in terms of how far a person has to go before he reaches the top of his career (upward anchorage).
(Career-Anchorage Scale; see Tausky & Dubin, 1965).
0= downward answer
1= upward answer
Range 0 -6