ERIC Number: EJ931477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
Assessing New Employee Orientation Programs
Acevedo, Jose M.; Yancey, George B.
Journal of Workplace Learning, v23 n5 p349-354 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the importance of new employee orientation (NEO) programs, the quality of typical NEOs, and how to improve NEOs. Design/methodology/approach: The paper provides a viewpoint of the importance of new employee orientation programs, the quality of typical NEOs, and how to improve NEOs. Findings: Although western organizations are revamping their NEO programs, western culture still seems to foster a mediocre orientation process. Originality/value: Provides a viewpoint of the importance of new employee orientation programs, the quality of typical NEOs, and how to improve NEOs.
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Staff Orientation, Program Improvement, Educational Quality, Change Strategies, Program Effectiveness, Staff Development, Organizational Development, Industrial Psychology, Program Evaluation, Training Methods, On the Job Training, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture
Emerald. One Mifflin Place Suite 400, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138. Tel: 617-576-5782; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.emeraldinsight.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan