272 страниц. 2014 год. Scholars' Press This is a first grounded theory research on career development in China, reflecting contemporary Chinese managers' career changes shaped by the transitioning nature of the society. Through in-depth interviews and analysis, the study derived a theory of managerial voluntary career transition centered on a core category of career authenticity. This research project has received the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development Dissertation of the Year Award. The proposal of this research has received a second prize of Li Ning Dissertation Proposal Award from International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) in 2010.