New Issues in Collective Bargaining

Traditionally, trade unions in the Caribbean, in negotiating wages and conditions of employment for their members, have resorted to the confrontational approach to settle outstanding issues. In the early days of trade unionism, this approach was extremely successful and was effectively used. It can be said that employers were cognizant of the close relationship that …

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Counseling Process

Counseling is a planned, structured dialogue between a supervisor and employee to improve or correct behaviors and/or performance. Because these are personal interactions, there can be occasions for conflict and pitfalls. Follow the guidelines in this lesson, and you will make your counseling sessions more effective. In this article, you will learn how to: Prepare …

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Employee Counselling in Hospital

Employee counselling is a comparatively recent phenomenon although the functions performed by the counselors are not new. Some enlightened managements like that of western electrical company, USA, introduced counselling programs long back. However hospital management have yet to make a beginning in this field. Psychological counseling is a procedure which consists in a personal relationship …

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Employee Counselling – What is it

Many firms today realize the importance of attracting and retaining highly skilled, quality employees as a necessary component of their competitive advantage. One of the reasons that a quality workforce along with innovative tools for attracting and retaining has become so important is because previous sources of competitive advantage have become less important overtime. One …

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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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