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The Resource Agency at Work : An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development

Agency at Work : An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development

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Agency at Work : An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development
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Agency at Work
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An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development
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Professional and Practice-based Learning
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Agency at Work : An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development
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Agency at Work : An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development
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Contents
  • Series Editors' Foreword -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Chapter 1: Agency at Work, Learning and Professional Development: An Introduction -- 1.1 Agency as a Central Concept Within the Literature on Professional Learning and Development -- 1.2 The Content of Part I: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues -- 1.3 The Content of Part II: Empirical and Methodological Issues -- 1.4 The Content of Part III: Concluding Comments -- References -- Part I: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues -- Chapter 2: Bounded Agency in Professional Lives -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Human Agency -- 2.3 Rethinking the Role of Personal Agency and Its Limits -- 2.4 Articulating Visions of Individual-Biographical Dispositions with Structural Conditions -- 2.4.1 Socially Positioned Lives -- 2.4.2 Self-Directed Learning -- 2.5 Focusing on Professional Life -- 2.5.1 Agentic Action Embedded in Environments and Institutional Practices of Professional Life -- 2.5.2 Putting Knowledge to Work as Bounded Agency in Action -- 2.6 Bounded Agency in the Context of Regulated Public Sector Professional Practice -- 2.7 Bounded Agency in Freelance or Contingent Work Contexts -- 2.8 Discussion -- References -- Chapter 3: Intrapreneurship Competence as a Manifestation of Work Agency: A Systematic Literature Review -- 3.1 Introduction: The Relevance of Intrapreneurship Competence in Today's Working Life -- 3.2 Theoretical Background and Research Questions -- 3.2.1 Exploring the Concept of Intrapreneurship -- 3.2.2 Conceptualisation of Intrapreneurship Competence for Its Examination as Work Agency -- 3.2.3 The KSAVE Framework for Defining 21st Century Skills -- 3.2.4 Research Questions -- 3.3 Methods -- 3.3.1 Categories and Terms for Searching the Relevant Literature -- 3.3.2 Databases and Selection Criteria for Generating the Sample
  • 3.3.3 Coding the Relevant Articles -- 3.4 Results and Discussion -- 3.4.1 Investigating IP Dispositions Relevant for Innovative Behaviour - RQ1 -- 3.4.1.1 Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Knowledge" Category -- 3.4.1.2 Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Skills" Category -- 3.4.1.2.1 Skills Related to the Development and Implementation of New Ideas - Dimension 1 and 2 -- 3.4.1.2.2 Skills Related to the Development of New Ideas - Dimension 1 -- 3.4.1.2.3 Skills Related to the Implementation of New Ideas - Dimension 2 -- 3.4.1.3 Intrapreneurship Dispositions Assigned to the "Attitudes" Category -- 3.4.2 Competence Model for Intrapreneurship - RQ2 -- 3.4.2.1 Creating the Structural Competence Model for IP -- 3.4.2.2 Integrating the Identified Dispositions into the Competence Model for IP -- 3.5 Conclusions -- 3.5.1 Summary of the Main Results, Discussion, and Implications -- 3.5.2 Limitations and Directions for Future Research -- References -- Chapter 4: Three Aspects of Epistemological Agency: The Socio-personal Construction of Work-Learning -- 4.1 Work and Personal Agency -- 4.2 Three Aspects of Agency -- 4.2.1 Agency 1: Considering Properties -- 4.2.2 Agency 2: Considering Relationships -- 4.2.3 Agency 3: Considering Transformation -- 4.3 Exploring Work-Learning as Epistemological Agency -- References -- Chapter 5: Human Agency at Work: Towards a Clarification and Operationalisation of the Concept -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Conceptualisations of Human Agency -- 5.3 Three Facets of Human Agency -- 5.3.1 Agency Competence -- 5.3.2 Agency Beliefs -- 5.3.3 Agency Personality -- 5.4 Modelling and Operationalising Human Agency as a Multifaceted Construct -- 5.5 Summary and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Expanding the Notion of Agency: Introducing Grit as an Additional Facet of Agency -- 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Agency as a Multifaceted Concept -- 6.2.1 Subjective Agency: Control Beliefs as a Traditional Agency Concept -- 6.2.2 Future-Oriented Expectations: Bring Temporality Back to the Concept of Agency -- 6.2.3 Introducing a Behavioural Facet of Agency -- 6.3 Conclusion: Discussion and Suggestions for Future Research -- References -- Chapter 7: Agency, Learning and Knowledge Work: Epistemic Dilemmas in Professional Practices -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Conceptual Points of Departure -- 7.2.1 Object of Activity and Object-Motive -- 7.2.2 Knowledge Work and Epistemic Objects -- 7.2.3 Agency -- 7.3 Epistemic Dilemmas -- 7.4 Case Studies -- 7.4.1 Sally and Her Three Boys -- 7.4.2 Carla with Didrika -- 7.5 Discussion -- 7.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Proactive Employees: The Relationship Between Work-Related Reflection and Innovative Work Behaviour -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Innovative Work Behaviour: Employee Contributions to Innovation Development -- 8.2.1 Employee Contributions to Innovation Development -- 8.2.2 Conceptualising Innovative Work Behaviour -- 8.2.3 The Dynamic, Context-Bound Nature of Innovative Work Behaviour -- 8.2.4 The Need for Innovation-Specific Reflection -- 8.3 Work-Related Reflection as a Facilitator for Work Behaviour -- 8.3.1 Conceptualising Work-Related Reflection -- 8.3.2 Reflection as a Part of Work -- 8.3.2.1 The Experiential Learning Cycle -- 8.3.2.2 The Case-Based Reasoning Cycle -- 8.4 Studies on the Relationship Between Work-Related Reflection and Innovative Work Behaviour -- 8.4.1 Enhancing Innovative Work Behaviour Through Reflection During Daily Work -- 8.4.2 Facilitating Innovative Work Behaviour Through Innovation-Specific Reflection -- 8.5 Discussion -- 8.5.1 The Relationship Between Work-Related Reflection and Innovative Work Behaviour
  • 8.5.2 Fostering Work-Related Reflection and Innovative Work Behaviour -- 8.5.3 Proactive Employees: Taking Charge of Organisational and Professional Development -- References -- Chapter 9: The Reciprocal Relationship Between Emotions and Agency in the Workplace -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Theoretical Background -- 9.2.1 Professional Agency -- 9.2.2 Emotions at Work -- 9.3 Research Aim and Questions -- 9.4 Method -- 9.4.1 The Data -- 9.4.2 The Data Analysis -- 9.5 Findings -- 9.5.1 The Emotional Landscape of the Educators' Work -- 9.5.2 The Relationship Between Educators' Emotions and Professional Agency -- 9.5.2.1 Emotions in Crafting Professional Identity -- 9.5.2.2 The Reciprocal Relation Between Emotions and Agentic Career Decisions -- 9.5.2.3 Negative Emotions Activating or Subduing Agentic Efforts Relative to the Work -- 9.5.3 The Emotions Involved in Leaders' Work -- 9.5.4 The Relationship Between Emotions and Professional Agency Among Leaders -- 9.5.4.1 Anxiety and Fear as Forces for Agentic Actions -- 9.5.4.2 Emotions in Negotiating a Balanced Professional Leader Identity -- 9.5.4.3 Strengthening Agency: From Inadequacy Towards Leniency -- 9.6 Discussion and Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 10: Emerging Conceptualisations on Professional Agency and Learning -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.1.1 Variations in Ways of Understanding Agency -- 10.1.2 An Overview of the Perspectives Applied in the Previous Chapters -- 10.1.3 The Subject-Centred Sociocultural (SCSC) Perspective as a Lens on Agency -- 10.2 Core Interpretations of Agency -- 10.2.1 Agency Understood as Transformative Behaviour -- 10.2.2 Agency as Relational Action -- 10.2.3 Agency as an Innovative and Creative Process -- 10.3 How the Individual Subject is Understood -- 10.3.1 Individuals in Relation to Agency -- 10.3.2 Agency as Individual Career Construction and Identity Negotiation
  • 10.3.3 Agency and Emotions -- 10.4 The Connections Between Agency and Learning -- 10.5 Future Avenues of Research -- References -- Part II: Empirical and Methodological Issues -- Chapter 11: Individuals' Mediation of Learning Professional Practice: Co-working and Learning to Prescribe -- 11.1 Learner Agency and Intentionality in Work-Life Learning -- 11.2 Ongoing Learning Across and Through Working Lives -- 11.2.1 Supporting the Effective Mediation of Occupational Knowledge -- 11.2.2 Centrality of Interdependence -- 11.3 Co-working and Learning -- 11.4 Pharmacists and Novice Doctors Co-working and Co-learning: Case Study Example -- 11.4.1 Overview of Prescribing Practices -- 11.4.2 The Inquiry -- 11.4.2.1 Novice Doctors' Experiences of Prescribing Practices and How Positioned as Learners -- 11.4.2.2 Novice Doctors' Co-working and Co-learning with Pharmacists and Senior Doctors -- 11.4.2.3 Developing Effective Co-working Relations -- 11.5 Curriculum and Pedagogic Practices Promoting Individuals' Mediation of Learning -- 11.5.1 Practice Curriculum Considerations -- 11.6 Pedagogic Practice Considerations -- 11.7 Co-working and Individual Mediation of Learning -- References -- Chapter 12: Working Relationally on Complex Problems: Building Capacity for Joint Agency in New Forms of Work -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Cultural-Historical Approaches to Agency and Collaboration Across Professional Practices -- 12.2.1 The Agentic Actor -- 12.2.2 Collective Agency -- 12.2.3 Relational Form of Agency -- 12.3 The Research Study -- 12.3.1 Context -- 12.3.2 Participants and Their Schools -- 12.3.3 Data Sources and Procedures -- 12.3.4 Data Analysis -- 12.4 The Schools as Systems -- 12.5 Findings -- 12.5.1 How Did Joint Work with School Staff Take Place? -- 12.5.2 What Demands Were Recognised by the New Professionals in Their Work?
  • 12.5.3 What Relational Resources Did They Use When Collaborating with Others?
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