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A Review of Research on Organizational Socialization

Wang Minghui;Ling Wenquan   

  1. Department of Psychology Henan University, Kaifeng 475001, China

    Management School Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China

  • Received:2005-06-06 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2006-09-15 Published:2006-09-15
  • Contact: Ling Wenquan

Abstract: Organizational socialization is the learning process by which an individual adjusts the attitudes, behavior he or she needs to participate as an organizational member. This literature, based on the concept of organizational socialization and its characteristics, reviews the state of organizational socialization research, including organizational socialization tactics, organizational socialization process, information seeking tactics and organizational socialization content. Finally, the authors point out some promising field that the research would be conducted

Key words: organizational socialization, socialization tactics, Socialization process, socialization content, information seeking tactics

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