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Publication date: 1 December 1990

David L. Turnipseed and Patricia H. Turnipseed

A study was conducted using two school districts in a state schoolsystem as example organisations to illustrate the formative effect ofsocialisation on climate. Interviews…

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A study was conducted using two school districts in a state school system as example organisations to illustrate the formative effect of socialisation on climate. Interviews were conducted with superintendents and principals, while teachers completed questionnaires and documents were inspected. The results clearly illustrate a relationship between the socialisation practices of the two organisations and their climates. The subtle signals sent out by managers were largely responsible for the socialisation processes and it is suggested that managers from all organisations can create the same effects.

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International Journal of Career Management, vol. 2 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0955-6214

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Publication date: 1 May 1992

David L. Turnipseed and Patricia H. Turnipseed

A model for assessing organizational climate has been developed,based on socialization theory. Information was collected on the extentof socialization and its intensity…

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A model for assessing organizational climate has been developed, based on socialization theory. Information was collected on the extent of socialization and its intensity. Results from groups within two different organizations – enlisted Air Force personnel and school district teachers – were collected and analysed. The model shows promise for revealing organizational characteristics and monitoring change processes.

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Leadership & Organization Development Journal, vol. 13 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0143-7739

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Publication date: 1 July 1997

David L. Turnipseed and Patricia H. Turnipseed

As the world becomes a global labour market, attention must be directed to integrating persons of different cultures and values into the work environment of the host…

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As the world becomes a global labour market, attention must be directed to integrating persons of different cultures and values into the work environment of the host country. Nursing is a profession that involves significant socialization during the training process, and different cultural values. Nursing is also a profession subject to burnout, resulting in decreased personnel effectiveness. Examines the work environment of Philippine nurses in their native country and a comparison sample of American nurses in the USA. Identifies several significant differences. Burnout was also assessed in both countries, with results indicating significant differences. Discusses results with respect to the different social‐work environments, national value systems, integration of Philippine nurses into US hospitals, and management for reduced burnout. Although this study used nurses from the Philippines and the USA as subjects, the methods are applicable across other cultures. The results of the study indicate several areas for beneficial future research.

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Career Development International, vol. 2 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1362-0436

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Publication date: 7 September 2015

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Journal of Educational Administration, vol. 53 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0957-8234

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