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Application of Social Cognitive Career Theory in Various Studies

Muhammad Iqbal Rezky1, Rasto Rasto2*

[1] Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia. [2] Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia.


This study conducted a bibliometric analysis of the application of Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT) in various studies to understand research trends, research subjects, influential publications, prolific authors, geographical distribution, and keywords often appearing in SCCT literature. The research method used was bibliometric analysis with VosViewer software. Data were collected from the Scopus database using the PRISMA2020 protocol. The analysis results show that interest in SCCT continues to increase, with peak publications in 2022. SCCT has been applied in various research fields, including Social Sciences, Psychology, Business, Management, and Accounting. Influential articles in the SCCT literature have expanded the understanding of SCCT applications in the context of career decision-making. Prolific authors related to SCCT are Lent, R.W, Brown, S.D, and Dos Santos, L.M. Geographically, the United States dominates the number of publications, but global interest in SCCT is evident from the contributions of countries such as China, South Korea, and Australia. Keywords that frequently appear in the SCCT literature include "Social Cognitive Career Theory" and "Self-Efficacy." This research illustrates the positive developments in the understanding and application of SCCT in various research contexts. With intense interest and increasing international cooperation, SCCT remains an essential framework for understanding the factors contributing to career success. With intense interest and increasing international collaboration, the SCCT remains a critical framework for understanding the psychological factors that influence individual career decision-making worldwide.

Article Info

Artikel History: Submitted: 2024-01-08 | Published: 2024-03-27
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24127/gdn.v14i1.9460
Vol 14, No 1 (2024) Page:

(*) Corresponding Author: Rasto Rasto, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia, Email: rasto@upi.edu