Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Impact of Parenting Styles on Career Choices of Adolescents
B. Swaroopa Rani

Parenting as the style of child upbringing refers to a privilege or responsibility of parents together or independently to prepare the child to become an acceptance. Parents play a key role in career development of adolescents. There are three types of parenting styles whereas Authoritative parenting style, parents set standards, promote independence and provide a warm family climate, which results in self confidence, persistence, social competence, academic success and psychological development which in turn leads to more active career exploration and greater career satisfaction. In Authoritarian parenting style parents set standards and choose career for their children irrespective of children’s interest. It leads child become dependent and child will not get work satisfaction. Whereas Permissive parenting style parents will give much freedom and they will not involve in their child’s career plan. Which is not good practice and children may get troubles in choosing careers. It is important to remember that career development is lifelong process and factors that affected those early decisions, continue to have an influence through the entire life of the child. With a little planning, effort parents who acknowledge the immense influence they can have on their child’s future.

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