ERIC Number: EJ458803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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The Role of Mentoring in the Information Gathering Processes of Newcomers during Early Organizational Socialization.
Ostroff, Cheri; Kozlowski, Steve W. J.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v42 n2 p170-83 Apr 1993
Responses from 343 of 496 business/engineering graduates revealed different patterns of acquisition of information about their new job setting. The 105 who had mentors relied on observation and their mentors, the others on observation and co-workers. Mentored workers learned more about organizational issues and practices. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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