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
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan