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Emerging Professions

Emerging professions can be described as the changing character of the new professions and how they are developing.

Overview

Author(s): Thomas Clarke

This article looks at the processes of becoming a profession, the need to balance autonomy and accountability, and the critical role of trust in an emerging profession.

The unique characteristics of the new professions are examined, including the tensions between professional and managerial roles, and the frontiers of the multiplying emerging professions.