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Professor Jim Bright Name: Professor Jim Bright
Professorial Fellow (Career Education & Development)
Phone
+612 9701 4262
Organisational Area
Faculty of Education and Arts
Department
School of Education NSW/ACT - North Sydney
Location
North Sydney
Building 532 - Tenison Woods House (8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060)-Level 9-Room 532.9.13
Biographical Information

Jim combines running a successful career management consultancy (Bright and Associates) with academic work in the field of career development at ACU as a Professorial Fellow in Career Education and Development 0.5FTE.

At ACU he teaches two courses in the Postgraduate Certificate in Career Development offered through the School of Education in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. He also teaches Leading Educational Change EDLE605 in the Masters Educational Leadership program.

He supervises PhD students researching the Chaos Theory of Careers as well as offering research expertise to the school more generally supervising Masters students.

Jim writes a weekly opinion  column on careers, employment and organisational psychology  that appears in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. He also writes feature articles on Careers for Fairfax. In addition Jim presented careers on two Channel 10 television shows - Kickstart Careers and Home and Lifestyle. He as also appeared on a range of other tv shows including Today, Business Breakfast and Studio 10. He is regularly interviewed on radio, has had two Life Matters stories featuring his work. He was the careers expert on Sally Loane's ABC702 show for five years and now appears on mid-week conference on Richard Glover's ABC702 Drive show .

He is an in-demand conference and corporate speaker on topics related to leadership, careers, employment and organisational psychology generally.

Publications

 

Research Outputs

Total of 456 peer reviewed papers, books, chapters, reports, tests, articles presentations. Averaging over 2 per month since 1994 (award of PhD).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Total of 329 – peer reviewed journal articles (49, 38 in international jnls), books (10), chapters (18), reports (15), tests (5), non-refereed articles (232).

 

Published peer reviewed journal articles 49

 

  1. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor. R.G.L. (2011). The chaos theory of careers. Journal of Employment Counseling.
  2. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright, JEH. (2011). Failing Successfully. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance.
  3. Earl, J. Minbashian, A., Sukijakhamin, A. & Bright, JEH. (2010). Career Decision Status as a Predictor of Resignation Behavior: Five Years Later. Journal of Vocational Behavior.
  4. Pryor, Bright. (2009). Good Hope. Chaos application. South African Journal of Higher Education
  5. Minbashian, A., Bright, J.E.H., & Bird, K. (2010). A Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Multiple Regression in the Context of Research on Personality and Work Performance. Organizational Research Methods, 13 (3), 540-561. (BARDsNET Ranking: Tier A. 2008 ISI Impact Factor = 3.02, 6th out of 89 journals in Management category; 4th out of 61 journals in Applied Psychology category).
  6. Minbashian, A., Bright, J. E. H., & Bird, K. D. (2009). Complexity in the relationship among the subdimensions of extraversion and job performance in managerial occupations. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Volume 82, pages 537-549. (BARDsNET Ranking: Tier A. 2008 ISI Impact Factor = 1.36, 42nd out of 89 journals in Management category, 26th out of 61 journals in Applied Psychology category).
  7. Bright, Pryor, Chan, Rijanto.  (2009). The dimensions of chance career episodes. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 75(1), 14-25.
  8. Pryor, R.G.L. and Bright. J.E.H. (2009). Game as a career metaphor:  A chaos theory career counselling application.  British Journal of Counselling and Guidance. 37(1), 39-50.
  9. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor, R.G.L.. (2008). Shiftwork: A Chaos Theory Of Careers Agenda For Change In Career Counselling. Australian Journal of Career Development. 17(3), 63-72.
  10. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright, J.E.H. (2008). Archetypal narratives in career counselling. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance. 8(2), 71-82.
    1. Also in translation in GIPO Giornale Italiano Di Psicologia      Dell'Orientamento. Vol.10(3), Sep-Dec 2009, pp. 45-53.

 

 

  1. Pryor R.G.L., Amundson, N., & Bright, J. (2008). Possibilities and probabilities: the role of chaos theory.  Career Development Quarterly 56 (4), 309-318.
  2. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright J.E.H. (2007). Applying chaos theory to careers: Attraction and attractors. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 71(3), 375-400.
  3. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor, R.G.L.. (2007). Chaotic Careers Assessment: how constructivist and psychometric techniques can be integrated into work and life decision making. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 23 (2), 30-45.
  4. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright J.E.H.  (2007). The Chaos Theory of Careers: theory, practice and process.  Career Planning and Adult Development Journal 23 (2), 46 – 56.
  5. Earl, J. & Bright, J.E.H.. (2007).  The Relationship Between Career Decision Status and Important Work Outcomes. Journal of Vocational Behavior 71(2), 233-246.
  6. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright, J.E.H. (2006). Counselling the Australian Perspective.  Applied Psychology an International Review.
  7. Borg, T, Bright J.E.H. & Pryor, R.G.L. (2006). The Butterfly Model of Careers: Illustrating How Planning and Chance can be Integrated In the Careers Of High School Students. Australian Journal of Career Development.
  8. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright, J.E.H. (2006). Counseling Chaos:  Techniques for Practitioners. Journal of Employment Counseling. Vol 43(1) Mar 2006, 2-17
  9. Bell, J., Smith, M. & Bright, J.E.H. (2005). Measuring student self-efficacy to enhance school to work processes: the development of a large-scale on-line survey instrument. Managing and Leading.
  10. McKay, H., Bright J.E.H. & Pryor R.G.L. (2005) Finding order and direction from Chaos: a comparison of complexity career counseling and trait matching counselling.  Journal of Employment Counseling. 42, (3) Sep 2005, 98-112
  11. Davey, R., Bright, J.E.H., Pryor, R.G.L. & Levin, K. (2005). Of never quite knowing what I might be:  chaotic counselling with university students. Australian Journal of Career Development, 14(2), 53-62.
  12. Pryor, R.G.L. and Bright J.E.H. (2005). Chaos In Practice: Techniques for Career Counsellors. Australian Journal of Career Development, 14(1), 18-28.
  13. Bright, J.E.H., Pryor, R.G.L., Wilkenfeld, S and Earl, J. (2005).  Influence of social context on career decision-making. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance 5 (1),19 - 36
  14. Bright J.E.H. & Pryor R.G.L. (2005). The chaos theory of careers: a users guide. Career Development Quarterly. Vol 53(4) Jun 2005, 291-305
  15. Bright, J.E.H., Pryor, R.G.L. and Harpham, L. (2005). The role of chance events in career decision making. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 66 (3),561-576
  16. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright J.E.H. (2004). “I had seen order and chaos, but had thought they were different.”The challenges of the Chaos Theory for career development. Australian Journal of Career Developmentv.13 n.3 p.18-22;
  17. Earl JK and Bright J.E.H. (2004) The Impact of Work Quality and Quantity on the Development of Career Decision Status. Australian Journal of Career Development v.13 n.1 p.15-22;
  18. Pryor, R. G. L. & Bright, J. E. H. (2003).  The chaos theory of careers. Australian Journal of Career Development, 12(2), 12-20.
  19. Pryor, R. G. L. & Bright, J. E. H. (2003b). Order and chaos: a twenty-first century formulation of careers. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55(2), 121-128.
  20. Earl J & Bright, J.E.H. (2003). Undergraduate level, age, volume and pattern of work as predictors of career maturity in University students. Australian Journal of Psychology. 55(2). 63-64
  21. Bright, J &  Carless, S. (2003). Work and Careers.  Australian Journal of Psychology. Vol 55(2) Aug 2003, 63-64.
  22. Newell, B.R. &  Bright, J.E.H. (2003). The subliminal mere exposure effect: does not generalise to structurally related stimuli. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2003, 57:1, 61-68
  23. Newell, B.R & Bright, J.E.H. (2002) Evidence against hyperspecificity in implicit invariant learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Section A, 55, 1109 - 1126.
  24. Searle, B.J., Bright, J.E.H., & Bochner, S. (2002). Helping people sort it out: The role of social support in the job strain model of occupational stress. Work & Stress, Vol 15(4) Oct 2001, 328-346.
  25. Newell & Bright, J.E.H. (2002) Well past midnight: Calling time on implicit invariant learning? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology 14, 185-205.
  26. Newell, B.R. & Bright, J.E.H. (2001) The relationship between the structural mere exposure effect and the implicit learning process. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section A., 54, 1087 -1104
  27. Bright, J.E.H. & Hutton, S. (2000). The Impact of Competency Statements on Résumés for Shortlisting Decisions. International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Vol 8(2) Jun 2000, 41-53.
  28. Wood, R.E., Atkins, P.W.B., & Bright, J.E.H. (1999). Bonuses, Goals and Instrumentality Effects. Journal of Applied Psychology. 84(5). Selected by the APS as one of the ten most significant research papers of the previous 5 years.
  29. Searle, B., Bright, J.E.H. & Bochner, S. (1999). Testing the 3-factor model of occupational stress. Work and Stress. 13, 268-279
  30. Bright J.E.H. & Davies F. (1999). You did WHAT in 1983?!: The effects of explained and unexplained gaps in career history presented on résumés. Australian Journal of Career Development.8(1), 12-17.
  31. Jones, F., Bright, J.E.H., Searle, B and Cooper, L.(1998).Modelling occupational stress and health: the impact of the demand-control model on academic research and on workplace practice. Stress Medicine. 14, 231-236.
  32. Bright J.E.H. & Freedman O. (1998). Differences between implicit and explicit acquisition of a complex motor skill under pressure: An examination of some evidence. British Journal of Psychology, 89(2),177-190.
  33. Bright J.E.H. & Burton AM. (1998). Ringing the changes: where abstraction occurs in implicit learning. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 10(2), 113-130.
  34. Earl, J., Bright J.E.H., & Adams, A. (1998). 'In my opinion....': What gets graduate résumés shortlisted?' Australian Journal of Career Development, 7(1), 15-19.
  35. Bright, J.E.H., & Halse, R. (1998). An evaluation of an industry training programme. Training and Development in Australia. 25 No.2 Apr, 7-11
  36. Bright, J.E.H. & Burton, AM. (1994). Past midnight: semantic processing in an implicit learning task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 47(1).71-89.
  37. Ayland, N. & Bright, J. (1991). Real-time responses to in-vehicle technologies - a European evaluation.Transportation Research Record, No. 1318. Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  38. Bright, J. & Ayland, N. (1991). Evaluating real-time responses to in-vehicle driver information systems. Advanced Telematics in Road Transport: Proceedings of the DRIVE conference, Brussel Elsevier: Amsterdam.
  39. Brennen, T., Baguley, T., Bright, J., & Bruce, V. (1990). Resolving semantically-induced tip-of-the-tongue states for common nouns. Memory and Cognition, 18, 339-347 

 

Published journal articles, book chapters (18)

 

  1. Bright, J. (2011). Applying chaos theory in Counseling. In the Career Counseling Casebook. Spencer Niles, Jane Goodman and Mark Pope (Eds.) National Career Development Association.
  2. Bright, J. (2008). Shift Happens. Keynote paper. Published in the Proceedings of the Australian Association of Career Counsellors, Annual Conference, Hobart, March 25th – 28th.
  3. Jones, F. and Bright, Jim.  Stress: Health and illness. Monat, Alan (Ed); Lazarus, Richard S (Ed); Reevy, Gretchen (Ed). (2007). The Praeger handbook on stress and coping (vol.1). (pp. 141-168). xxi, 279 pp. Westport, CT, US: Praeger Publishers/Greenwood Publishing Group.
  4. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor. R.G.L.. (2005). Work. Encyclopaedia of Human Development. Sage.
  5. Pryor. R.G.L.. & Bright, J.E.H.  (2006). Occupational Choice. Encyclopaedia of Career Development.
  6. Pryor, R.G.L. &. Bright, J.E.H. (2006). Occupational Stereotypes. Encyclopaedia of Career Development.
  7. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Preparing your CV.  In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. Pp.97-132.
  8. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Constructing you CV.  In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. Pp133-168.
  9. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Some Tricky CV Issues.  In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. pp169-174.
  10. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Presenting your CV.  In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. Pp 175-182.
  11. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Covering letters.  In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. Pp183 – 188.
  12. Bright, J.E.H.  & Earl, J. (2004). Delivering your CV. In The Job Hunter’s Handbook. Sandra Jones (Ed). W.H.Smith Ltd. Swindon, UK. Pp 189 – 198.
  13. Wood R, Atkins P and Bright J (2003) 'Bonuses, goals and instrumentality effects' included in  Australian research in psychology: A collection of papers 1999-2002. Australian Psychological Society.
  14. Bright J.E.H. & Carless S. (2003). Work And Careers. Australian Journal of Psychology. 55(2). 83-88.
  15. Kehoe, J & Bright, J.E.H.. (2003). Training. Chapter in Organisational Psychology in Australia and New Zealand. Oxford University Press.
  16. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor, R.G.L.. (2003). The exploring influences on Career Development Technique. In Mary McMahon and Wendy Patton (Eds). Ideas for Carer Practitioners: Celebrating Excellence in Australian Career Practice.  Australian Academic Press. Brisbane.
  17. Bryant, R, Ivancic, K, Bright, J & McConkey, K. (1998). Supervision Training and Education Program (STEP). Manual and video.
  18. Underwood G., and Bright, J.E.H.. (1996). Cognition with and without awareness. Underwood G (ed). Implicit Cognition. Oxford University Press.

 

Reports (15)

 

  1. Bright, J & Ayland, N. (1990). Simulation of drivers' responses to in-trip information systems. Report to the EC DRIVE research program as part of the 'Evaluating User Responses to New European Transport Technologies - EURONETT' project consortium. Castle Rock Consultants.
  2. Bright, J. (1995). Why people listen to the radio. Report to the Federation of Australian Radio Broadcasters.
  3. Adams, A. & Bright, J. (1996). Evaluation of the use of simulators in truck driver licensing. Report to NSW Roads and Traffic Authority
  4. Bright, J. (1997). An evaluation of the United Kingdom Driving Standards Agency Hazard Perception Test ‘ Driving Skills’: A report to the New South Wales Roads and Traffic Authority.
  5. Adams, Bright, J. and Gillam. (1996). Signs of Trouble to come. Report to the RTA.
  6. Bright, J & Adams, A. (1997).  A report on international availability of driving simulators. Report to NSW Roads and Traffic Authority
  7. Bright, J. (1997). Validation of the WAS PLUS selection test. Report to Chandler and Macleod.
  8. Adams, A, Bright, J. (1998). Signs of Trouble to come: an evaluation of hazard warning signs. Report to NSW Roads and Traffic Authority.
  9. Bright, J. (1999). Evaluation of Communications Centre. Report to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
  10. Bright J. (2000). Evaluation of a Leadership Training Program. Report to BHP.
  11. Bright, J. (2000). Financial risk tolerance scale technical manual. Finametrica.
  12. Bright, J, Horne, W and Williamson, A.. (2002). Effects of loud music on young driver performance. Motor Accident Authority, NSW.
  13. Bright, J. (2005). Preparing students for a globalised workforce. Report to Director of Student Services, University of Technology, Sydney, December 9th 2005
  14. Bright J. (2009).  Career Development Education in NSW Schools, prepared for the NSW DET.
  15. Bright, JEH (2011). Beyond Personal Mastery Schools Edition. Creativity in Careers. Prepared for the NSW DET.

 

 

Books (10 in total: 8 published by Routledge, Pearson, Allen and Unwin, John Wiley and JIST, 1 self-published; in 13 translations and 7 editions ).

 

My books include unambiguously academic texts (e.g. Jones and Bright) and others that are generally classified as Business, Careers and Self-Help.  However, all of the books are evidence-based and include substantial references to published research conducted by myself, my colleagues and students and more generally.  

 

  1. Jones, F & Bright J.E.H.. Stress: Myth, theory and research. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 2001.

a) Jones, F & Bright J.E.H.. CTPECC: Teopии, Иccдobahя, MиФbl (Stress: Myth, theory and research).  Russian Translation. Prentice Hall. Moscow. 2003.

  1. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Résumés that get shortlisted. Business and Professional Publishing. Sydney. Australia. 2000
    1. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Résumés that get shortlisted. 2nd Edn. Allen and Unwin. Sydney. Australia. 2004
    2. Bright, J.E.H.  and Earl, J. Résumés that get shortlisted. Vietnamese Translation. 2006.
    3. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Résumés that get shortlisted. 3rd Edn. Allen and Unwin. Sydney. Australia. 2008
    4. Bright, J.E.H.  and Earl, J. Résumés that get shortlisted. Chinese Translation. 2009.
  2. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Brilliant CV. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 2001
    1. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Brilliant CV. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 2nd Edn. 2005
    2.  Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Brilliant CV. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 3rd Edn. 2007
    3. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Brilliant CV. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 4th Edn. 2011

 

  1. Bright J.E.H.. Job Hunting for Dummies: Australia and New Zealand. John Wiley. Sydney. Australia. 2001
  2. Bright, J.E.H.. Stresssmart. Bright and Associates. 2003.

a) Stresssmart. Bright and Associates. 2nd Edition. 2006

  1. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall. 2003
    1. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2004. Chinese Translation.
    2. Bright J.E.H..  Skal Jag Blive Eller Skifte Job?. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2004. Danish Translation.
    3. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2004. Norwegian Translation.
    4. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2004. Russian translation.
    5. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2005. Korean translation.
    6. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2005. Italian translation.
    7. Bright J.E.H..  Should I go and should I stay. Prentice Hall: Financial Times.2005. Romanian translation.

 

  1. Bright, K. & Bright, J.E.H.. Getting a brilliant job: the students guide to job hunting. Allen and Unwin. Sydney. Australia. 2005.
    1. Bright, K. & Bright, J.E.H.. Getting a brilliant job: the students guide to job hunting. Viva Books. India. 2005. Indian Edition
  2. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Amazing resumes. JIST Publishing. Indianapolis. US. 2005.
    1. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. Amazing resumes. JIST Publishing. Indianapolis. US. 2nd edition. 2009.

 

  1. Bright, J.E.H., &  Bright, K,. (2005). Land that job in Australia. Tribus Lingua. Melbourne.
  2. Pryor, RGL & Bright, JEH. (2011). Chaos theory of Careers. Routledge. New York.

 

Published Tests (6 - 3 online tests and 1 card sort)

 

  1. Pryor, RGL & Bright, JEH. (2006). Luck Readiness Index. Sydney
  2. Bright, JEH. & Pryor, RGL. (2006).  Complexity Perception Index. Sydney
  3. Bright, J & Pryor, R. (2007). Creative Thinking Strategies. Card Sort.
  4. Bright, JEH. (2011). Luck Readiness Index Online. (adaptation of Pryor & Bright, 2006)
  5. Bright, JEH (2011). Change Perception Index Online (adaptation of Bright & Pryor, 2006)
  6. Bright, JEH (2011). Exploring Chaos Reality Checklist. Online. (adaptation of Pryor & Bright, 2006).
Research

Interests

Career Development, Organizational Psychology. Chaos Theory of Careers, Leadership

Publications since 2009 (0.5 FTE).

Books 

  1. Hooley, T, Bright, J & Winter D. (2016). You're Hired! Get Connected: Supercharge Your Career Using the Web. London. Trotman.
  2. Bright, J.E.H., Earl, J & Winter, D. (2015). How to write a Brilliant CV. London. Pearson.
  3. Bright, J, Earl J & Winter, D. (2013). Brilliant CV: the graduate edition. Pearson.
  4. Pryor, RGL & Bright, JEH. (2011). Chaos theory of Careers. Routledge. New York.
  5. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. (2011).  Brilliant CV. Prentice Hall. London. UK. 4th Edn.
  6. Bright, J.E.H.  and Earl, J. (2009). Résumés that get shortlisted. Chinese Translation. 2009.
  7. Bright J.E.H. & Earl, J. (2009). Amazing resumes. JIST Publishing. Indianapolis. US. 2nd edition.

Recent Book Chapters

1.    Pryor and Bright, J. (2019). The Chaos Theory of Careers. In Dr. Nancy Arthur, Dr. Roberta Neault, Dr. Mary McMahon (Eds).  Career Theory and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice. Ottawa: CERIC

2.    Pryor, R & Bright, J. (in press). Careers as Fractal Patterns:  The Chaos Theory of Careers Perspective. In Nancy Arthur and Mary McMahon (eds). Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives. London: Routledge.

3.   Pryor, R & Bright J, (2016). Chaos and Constructivsm: Counselling for Career Development in a Complex and Changing World. In Mary McMahon (Ed). Career Counselling Constructivist Approaches. 2nd Edition. Sense Publishers: Rotterdam.

4.   Bright J and Pryor, R (2015). Limitations and Creativity: a chaos theory of careers perspective. In Kobus Maree and Michel Lokhorst (Eds.). Exploring New Horizons in Career Counselling: Converting Challenges into Opportunities. Sense Publishing

5.  Pryor, R & Bright, J. (2015). Chaotic Career Assessment. In Mary McMahon and Mark Watson (Eds). Career Assessment: Qualitative Approaches. Sense: Rotterdam.

6.    Bright, J & Pryor, R. (2013). Goal setting: A chaos theory of careers approach. In Susan David, David Clutterbuck and David Megginson (Eds). Beyond Goals. Farnham: Gower

7.    Bright, J. (2013). Applying chaos theory in Counseling. In the Career Counseling Casebook. 2nd edition. Spencer Niles, Jane Goodman and Mark Pope (Eds.) National Career Development Association. ISBN:978-1-885333-41-4

8.    Pryor, R & Bright, J. (2012). Fostering Creative Transformations in Organizations with Chaos. In Bannerjee, S. (Ed). Chaos and Complexity Theory for Management: Nonlinear Dynamics. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2509-9, ISBN13: 9781466625099, ISBN10: 1466625090, EISBN13: 9781466625105

Recent Journal Articles

1.    Pryor, RGL, Bright, J & McIlveen, P. (in press). Narrative Career Counselling: The Untold Story. International Journal of Educational and Vocational Guidance.

2. Bright, J. (2015). If you go down to the woods today you are in for a big surprise: seeing the wood for the trees in online delivery of career guidance. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling.43(1), 24-35.

3. Borg, T., Bright, JEH & Pryor, RGL. (2014). High School Students - Complexity, Change and Chance: Do the key concepts of the Chaos Theory of Careers apply? Australian Journal of Career Development,23, 22-28.

4. Pryor, R.G.L & Bright, J.E.H. (2014). The Chaos Theory of Careers (CTC): Ten years on and only just begun. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23, 4-12.

5. Neault, R.A., Pickerell, D.A., Amundson, N.E., Arthur, N, Bright, J.E. Pryor, R.G. & Krumboltz, J.D. (2013). Thoughts on theories: Case conceptualization from five perspectives. VISTAS. Fall Issue (see http://counselingoutfitters.com/outfitters/VISTAS_Authors.htm)

6. Bright, JEH. (2012). Lessons from the Elephant's child. Journal of Catholic School Studies, 84(2), 14-24.

7. Bright, JEH & Pryor, RGL. (2012). The Chaos Theory of Careers in career education. The Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, (28), 10-21.

8. Minbashian, Amirali Earl, Joanne Bright, Jim (2013) Openness to Experience as a Predictor of Job Performance Trajectories. Applied Psychology: An international review. 62(1), 1-12.

9. Bright, J.E.H. & Pryor, RGL (2011). The Chaos Theory of Careers. Journal of Employment Counseling. Special Issue. Thoughts on Theories. 46(4), 163-166.

10. Pryor, R.G.L. & Bright, JEH. (2012). The value of failing in career development: a chaos theory perspective. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance. 12(1), 67-79.

11. Earl, J. Minbashian, A., Sukijakhamin, A. & Bright, JEH. (2011). Career Decision Status as a Predictor of Resignation Behavior: Five Years Later. Journal of Vocational Behavior.

12. Pryor,R.G.L. & Bright. J.E.H. (2009). Good Hope. Chaos application. South African Journal of Higher Education

13. Minbashian, A., Bright, J.E.H., & Bird, K. (2010). A Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Multiple Regression in the Context of Research on Personality and Work Performance. Organizational Research Methods, 13 (3), 540-561. (BARDsNET Ranking: Tier A. 2008 ISI Impact Factor = 3.02, 6th out of 89 journals in Management category 4th out of 61 journals in Applied Psychology category).

14. Minbashian, A., Bright, J. E. H., & Bird, K. D. (2009). Complexity in the relationship among the subdimensions of extraversion and job performance in managerial occupations. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Volume 82, pages 537-549. (BARDsNET Ranking: Tier A. 2008 ISI Impact Factor = 1.36, 42nd out of 89 journals in Management category, 26th out of 61 journals in Applied Psychology category).

15. Bright, Pryor, Chan, Rijanto.  (2009). The dimensions of chance career episodes. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 75(1), 14-25.

16. Pryor, R.G.L. and Bright. J.E.H. (2009). Game as a career metaphor:  A chaos theory career counselling application.  British Journal of Counselling and Guidance. 37(1), 39-50.
 
Experience

BA(Hons) Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK

PhD Psychology. University of Nottingham, UK

Consultant, Castle Rock Consultants, Nottingham UK

Research Fellow, Division of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Lecturer, Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Partner Bright and Associates, Sydney Australia

Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Professor Career Education and Development, School of Education, Australian Catholic University,

Columnist Fairfax Media

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Australian Psychological Society

Fellow of the Career Development Association of Australia

Member of the National Career Development Association (USA)

Fellow of the National Institute Career Education and Guidance Studies (UK)

International Fellow British Columbia Career Development Association (Canada)

Life Member Asia Pacific Career Development Association

 

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