RAQ3 - Communicating in Organizations Reading Assessment...

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Communicating in Organizations Reading Assessment Quiz Reading Points Assimilation processes (Jenae) 1. Dual processes of assimilation Assimilation is a dual process. “Those ongoing behavioral and cognitive process by which individuals join, become integrated into , and exit organization. 2. Phases of assimilation Useful tool for studying many of the processes that individuals experience as they enter organization. 1. Anticipatory: Occurs before an individual actually enters an organization. Involves ideas about the nature of specific careers and occupations. a. Learning about work b. Learning about particular occupations c. Learning about particular Organization. 2. Encounter Phase: Occurs at the organ. “Point of Entry” when a new employee first encounters life on the job. Can cause a great deal of stress for the new comers. It encompasses both leaning about a new organ. And role and letting go of old values, experiences, and behaviors. Formal and informal communication process. (ie. Orientation, formal and informal mentoring) 3. Metamorphosis: Occurs when the new employee has made the transition from outsider to insider. “during this stage the recruit begins to become an accepted, participating member of the organ. By learning new behaviors and attitudes and modifying existing ones” 3. Two classes of socialization content 1. Role-Related information: Encompasses the information, skills, procedures, and rules that an individual mist grasp in order to perform on the job. 2. Information about the organizational culture: “Between different organizations, there are different cultures. In different organizations, member may have substantially different orientations to one another, their roles, and the organizational mission” 4. newcomer information-seeking tactics Proactive role that organ. Newcomers play. Actively seek information what will help them adapt to their new roles and norms and values for the organ. culture. Tactic 1. Overt questions- Solicits information by asking direct questions of info targets. 2. Indirect questions- information by asking noninterrogative questions or by hinting 3. Third parties -information by asking a secondary source (ie co-worker) 4. Testing limit -information by breaking or deviating from organizational rules and overseeing reactions. 5. Disguising conversations- information by disguising the information seeking attempt as a natural part of the conversations.
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6. Observing- information by watching behavior in salient situations 7. Surveillance- information by making sense of past observed behavior. 5. functions of employment interview 3 basic functions 1. An organizational representative : the interviewer is using the interview to recruit potential employees and makes decisions about the quality of those recruits. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course COMMUNICAT 340 taught by Professor Pamelalutgen-slandvik during the Spring '08 term at New Mexico.

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