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Assessing new employee orientation programs

Jose M. Acevedo (Aerotek ® Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina, USA)
George B. Yancey (Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, USA)

Journal of Workplace Learning

ISSN: 1366-5626

Article publication date: 5 July 2011

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Abstract

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.

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Citation

Acevedo, J.M. and Yancey, G.B. (2011), "Assessing new employee orientation programs", Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 23 No. 5, pp. 349-354. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665621111141939

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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