2.1-Organizational Socialization Concepts

2.1-Organizational Socialization Concepts - Unit 2, Lecture...

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TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Prof. John Kammeyer-Mueller MGT 4301 Unit 2, Lecture 1: Organizational Socialization Concepts
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Plan Where we were Understand the basics of organizational staffing Where we wanted to be Understand the concepts underlying socialization and commitment How we know how we’re doing What is an organizational culture? What are the most common stressful experiences for organizational newcomers? What is socialization? What is the distinction between institutional and organizational socialization? Unit 2, Lecture 1: Organizational Socialization Concepts
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The Cartographic Method of Commitment Unit 2, Lecture 1: Organizational Socialization Concepts Where am I? •I have employees and I want them to have the right attitudes and skills Where do I want to be? •I want to have a pool of highly committed employees who know  what they need to do and  remain with the company What is my path? •Develop socialization, training, and  development practices How do I know if I’m making progress? •Employee attitude surveys •Performance on the job •Turnover rates
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Metrics for Training and Development Services Structured orientation and training sessions Facilitated mentoring and small group interactions Patterns of job assignments Costs Classroom time Expense of hiring trainers Attitudes Satisfaction and commitment of employees Role clarity and reductions in stress Performance Increased ability to do basic job tasks Ability to perform new job tasks Unit 2, Lecture 1: Organizational Socialization Concepts
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A Basic Mental Map for HR What HR Do You Need to Make a Company Work? Unit 2, Lecture 1: Organizational Socialization Concepts Develop an Overarching Strategy •What does the company do, with whom are they competing, what makes this company unique? Acquire Staff •Who makes a good employee? •How do we get these people to apply? •How are people screened? •How are people selected? Train and Develop •Can we help new hires feel like part of the company? •How do we teach employees the skills they need? •How do we encourage civility? •How do we measure performance? Compensation and Benefits •How can we match our pay offers to the market? •How do we pay people who are working in different job levels? •What types of non-cash benefits can we offer to employees? Performance management •What are the things that motivate employees at work? •What prevents employees from performing effectively? •Are there incentives that we should be offering?
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The Concept of Culture How many people have been to a foreign country? Describe what was different… On the surface: Clothing (What types of clothing? What does clothing “mean”) Food and drink (What is eaten? When? How is drinking seen?) Buildings (Size, types of materials, functions) Going deeper: Political systems (authority, role of police, social services) Interpersonal relations (proximal space, appropriate topics, “power
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course MAN 4301 taught by Professor Kammeyer during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.

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2.1-Organizational Socialization Concepts - Unit 2, Lecture...

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