Chapter 7 Book Notes - Chapter 7 Book Notes: Assimilation...

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Chapter 7 Book Notes: Assimilation Processes Models of Organizational Socialization: Phases of Socialization – the when of socialization: Anticipatory Socialization: refers to soc. Processes that occur before an individual actually enters an org. – learning about work in general, learning about a particular occupation, learning about a particular organization Encounter: occurs at the organizational point of entry when a new employee first encounters life on the job; encounter experience as one of change, contrast, and surprise-newcomer must work to make sense of the new organizational culture; relies on predispositions, past experiences, and interpretations of others; formal and informal communication processes Metamorphosis: occurs when the new employee has made the transition from outsider to insider- becomes accepted, participaing member by learning new behaviors and attitudes and modifying existing ones Content of Socialization- what must be learned in order to adapt to the organizational
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course CMS 313 taught by Professor Kee during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Chapter 7 Book Notes - Chapter 7 Book Notes: Assimilation...

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