Orientation & placement

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Orientation & placement

  1. 1. Welcome to the presentation on ORIENATION,PLACEMENT AND SOCIALISATION PROGRAMMES
  2. 2. ORIENTATION A formal definition of orientation is “… planned introduction of employees to their jobs, their co-workers and the organization.”
  3. 3. ORIENTATION CONVEYS 3 TYPES OF INFORMATION i. General information about the daily work routine ii. A review of the organization's history, founding fathers, objectives, operations and products or services, as well as how the employee’s job contributes to the organization's needs; and iii. A detailed presentation, perhaps, in a brochure, of the organization's policies, work rules and employee benefits
  4. 4. PURPOSE OF ORIENTATION Overcoming employee anxiety Overcoming reality shock To make the new employee feel ‘at home’ in the new environment To help the new employee adjust to a new job and work environment
  5. 5. TOPICS OFTEN COVERED IN AN ORIENTATION PROGRAMME • • • • Organizational issues Employee benefits Introduction Job duties
  6. 6. ORIENTATION PROGRAMME • • • • An orientation programme may be Formal or Informal Individual or Collective Serial or Disjunctive Investiture or Divestiture
  7. 7. REQUISITES OF AN EFFECTIVE ORIENATION PROGRAMME • Prepare for new employees • Determine information new employees want to know • Determine how to present information • Completion of paperwork
  8. 8. EVALUATION OF ORIENTATION PROGRAMME Maybe done through the use of questionnaires (in case of formal orientation) Through interviews Group discussions
  9. 9. INDICATORS OF A FAULTY ORIENTATION PROGRAMME Low morale Low productivity More accidents Quits Requests for transfer Absenteeism Various sorts of complaints
  10. 10. PLACEMENT “Placement” may be defined as “the determination of the job to which an accepted candidate is to be assigned and his assignment to that job”
  11. 11. PLACEMENT PROBLEMS (Related or depends on the type of “job”) Jobs may be classified into 3 kinds i. Independent ii. Sequential iii. Pooled
  12. 12. CLASSIFICATION MODEL FOR EMPLOYEE PLACEMENT The two elements in the model are a. Individual (Individual Profile, Group Profile) b. Job (Job Profile, Job Family)
  13. 13. ASSESSMENT-CLASSIFICATION MODEL FOR EMPLOYEE PLACEMENT  Collect details about the employee  Construct his or her profile  Which subgroup profile does the individual’s best fit in?  Compare subgroup profile to job family profiles  Which job family profile does subgroup profile best fit?  Assign the individual to job family  Assign the individual to specific job after further counseling and assessment
  14. 14. SOCIALISATION Organizational socialization is defined in several different ways. A global view includes three aspects Acquisition of work skills and abilities Adoption of appropriate role behavior. Adjustment to the norms and values of the group
  15. 15. Thank You For further queries please contact me at braggs.sharon@gmail.com

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