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Unformatted text preview: Com 240 Exam 2 Notes 22/02/2011 12:39:00 Stages of Career Development • Stage 1: Organizational Choice: Preparation for Work • Stage 2: Organizational Entry o We will be focused on this stage • Stage 3: The Early Career • Stage 4: The Midcareer • Stage 5: Late Career Assimilation Defined • Ongoing behavioral and cognitive processes by which individuals join, become integrated into, and exit organizations • Two Key processes o Socialization o Individualization: when an employee tries to change some aspect of the organization. Socialization Defined • The process that allows an individual to become familiar with the rules, norms, and expectations of an organization, allowing them to become members of it. • Information learned through socialization is role-related and organizational culture related Stages of Organizational Socialization • Stage 1: Anticipatory Socialization o Learn about work, an occupation, & organization o The interview processes itself is part of anticipatory socialization • Stage 2: Encounter Socialization o Adapt to new expectations o Sense-making stage that occurs when employees enter the organization. o New comer has to let go of their old rules and adapt to the rules of the organization • Stage 3: Metamorphosis Socialization o Accepted member of organization o Completed socialization process o No longer consider new employee • Turning points o Refer to key times during the socialization process when people feel more...
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