Abstract—Although research has uncovered important social capital of civil engineer extrinsic and intrinsic career success,the casual relationship between social capitals has not been fully explored. This descriptive study aimed to analyze the degree to which social capital predicted civil engineer career success towards designing career path. Career success was assumed compromise extrinsic (fringe benefits and promotions) and intrinsic (career satisfaction, job satisfaction and life satisfaction) elements. The individual respondents were selected from the members of Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers using purposive sampling. It utilized validated researcher-made questionnaire, unstructured interview, and documentary analysis as its data gathering instruments. The data gathered were treated using frequency and percentage count, weighted mean, and multiple regressions analysis. The level of significance was set at 0.05 as probability basis for decision.
Index Terms—Career path, extrinsic success, intrinsic success, social capital.
Prof. Tomas Ucol-Ganiron Jr is with the College of Architecture and Engineering, Qassim University, Buraidah, KSA (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Lt. Tomas Malvecino-Ganiron was with 520th Air Base Wing, Philippine Air Force (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Tomas Ucol-Ganiron Jr and Tomas Malvecino-Ganiron, Member, IACSIT, "Social Capital on Civil Engineer Career Success," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 718-724, 2012.