Calling: A Literature Review and Prospect

  • Wang J
  • Dai L
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The word " calling " comes from the west culture, originated from religion— means " The call of God " , while with the development of the times, has expe-rienced a changing process from the sacred to the secular, becomes a concept across subjects of religious studies, sociology & organizational behavior. Espe-cially in Chinese culture, its connotation has many features of its own. In this paper, this paper first systematically sorted out the existing research on call-ing, examining its concept and definition, measurement methods, antecedent variables and outcome variables. Then it analyzed its current problems and indicated the direction for future research.




Wang, J., & Dai, L. (2017). Calling: A Literature Review and Prospect. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 05(01), 94–100.

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