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Title: Assimilation Processes


1
Assimilation Processes
  • Chapter 7

2
Chapter 7 Quiz
  • There are three phases in the socialization
    process.
  • Anticipatory socialization is a process that
    occurs before entry into the organization.
  • Metamorphosis is a sense making stage that occurs
    when a new employee enters the organization.

3
Chapter 7 Quiz
  • The Encounter phase is the state reached at the
    completion of the socialization process.
  • The employment interview is one of the most
    widely used contexts in which new employees can
    be recruited or screened.
  • An employment interview also allows a potential
    employee to discover things about a prospective
    organization.

4
Chapter 7 Quiz
  1. Observing is a newcomer information-seeking
    tactic in which the newcomer purposely violates
    suspected norms and then observes what happens.
  2. Role taking is the first phase of the
    role-development process.
  3. If your boss trusts you, listens to you, and
    provides you support, chances are that you are in
    the out-group.

5
Chapter 7 Quiz
  • The socialization process is seen as one way to
    maximize employee contributions in a human
    resource type of organization.
  • (XC) Socialization occurs when an individual
    learns about a new organizational culture

6
Overview
  • Looking at the processes through which
    individuals adapt to organizational life

7
Assimilation
  • Those on-going behavioral and cognitive processes
    by which individuals join, become integrated
    into, and exit organizations.

8
Assimilation as a Dual Process
  • Socialization
  • an individual learns about the requirements of
    the job or decides certain things that will help
    them fit in
  • Individualization
  • employees change some aspect of the organization
    to better suit their needs

9
Models of Organizational Socialization
  • Phases
  • 1. Anticipatory Socialization
  • The processes that occurs before an individual
    enters the organization
  • 2. Encounter
  • When a new employee enters the organization
  • 3. Metamorphosis
  • When the new employee is accepted as an
    insider(Spotlight on Scholarship..p. 148)

10
Content of Socialization
  • Role related information
  • The information, skills, procedures, and rules
    that individuals must grasp to do the job
  • Organizational culture
  • There are many different cultures
  • Geographical / lifestyle information

11
Communication During Assimilation
  • The Employment Interview
  • Newcomer Information Seeking
  • Role Development Processes
  • Others?

12
The Employment Interview
  • A recruiting and screening tool
  • An information gathering tool
  • A socialization tool
  • Case in Point The New Job Hunt (p. 153)

13
Uncertain Reduction Theory
  • Relational comm. involves exchanging of personal
    information
  • Deals w/ ways in which individuals come to know
    themselves and others in interaction
  • Focus on self awareness and knowledge about
    others
  • People have a difficult time w/ uncertainty, so
    they want to be able to predict behavior with
    interactions. They inform themselves about the
    person.

14
Newcomer Information Seeking Tactics
  • Proactive roles
  • More than passive
  • Actively seeking information to adapt to roles
    and culture
  • Information seeking strategies (p.156)
  • -Social costs and also a need to reduce
    uncertainty

15
Role Development Processes
  • Role Taking
  • Role Making
  • Role Routinization
  • In-Group
  • Out-Group

16
Leader Member Exchange Theory (LMX)
  • Org. members accomplish work through roles
  • Individuals develop roles through interaction w/
    others in the org.
  • Relationship levels
  • Consider nature of relationship with in the
    hierarchy

17
LMX Theory
  • Asymmetrical (complimentary)
  • Communication differences are maximized
    (unilateral)
  • Superior to Subordinate
  • Symmetrical
  • Communication differences are minimized
  • Behave similarly equilateral
  • Co-worker to Co-worker

18
Organizational Exit
  • Ageing and Retirement
  • Downsizing, Mergers, and Acquisitions
  • Mobile society

19
Leaving an Organization
  • Is a process, not an event
  • A process that influences not only those who
    leave but those who are left behind
  • Communication plays an important part
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