Part 2.3 Self-Direction and Personal Integration

11 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2009

Date Written: December 30, 2008


Because it is characteristic of competencies that they have overarching functions, Meyers considers what the overarching function of autonomy competency might be. She defends a view of personal integration that does not entail counterproductive consistency or unity. She rejects several other solutions to this problem, including compartmentalization, sanity, happiness, and eccentric nonconformity.

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meyers, diana, Part 2.3 Self-Direction and Personal Integration (December 30, 2008). Available at SSRN: or

Diana Meyers (Contact Author)

University of Connecticut ( email )

215 Glenbrook Road, U-4098
Storrs, CT 06269-4098
United States

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