Orientation/Socialization and Training Importance, Difference

Socialization is a process by which an employee begins to adapt to the values, norms, and beliefs of the organization and its members (culture). It Involves learning the organization’s climate and “learning to fit in”. Climate “members’ shared perceptions of the contingencies between behaviours that occur in the work environment and their consequences” Learning what …

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Effective Socialization of New Physicians the Key to Retention

A large health care system began experiencing an unexpected increase in voluntary terminations. Although a number of causes are suggested for this increased turnover, this article will examine the question: Is there a relationship between a physician’s length of employment and his or her participation in an effective physician orientation (socialization) program. The purpose of …

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Orientation and Socialization, Benefits, Approaches, Stages

Orientation programs are designed to reduce the stress that employees feel when beginning a new job. Some benefits are: ·  Improves employee retention rate ·  Communicates to employees what is expected ·  Helps satisfy employee’s need to know about where he/she works · Increases employee commitment by introducing them to the company’s mission and philosophy ·  Shows how individual …

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Organizational Socialization through Employee Orientations, Example Case

Organizational socialization is the process by which employees learn about and adapt to new jobs, roles, and the culture of the workplace. Early socialization factors may indicate a new employee’s  job satisfaction and influence his or her longevity in the organization. North Carolina State University Libraries has built a strong employee orientation program based on …

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