Taking stock of two relational aspects of organizational life: Tracing the history and shaping the future of socialization and mentoring research.

  title={Taking stock of two relational aspects of organizational life: Tracing the history and shaping the future of socialization and mentoring research.},
  author={Tammy D. Allen and Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby and Georgia T Chao and Talya N. Bauer},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={102 3},
As part of the centennial celebration for the Journal of Applied Psychology, this article reviews the literature on organizational socialization and mentoring. Our review includes a comparison of organizational socialization and mentoring as processes for employee adjustment and development, the historical context that fueled the emergence of these two areas of study, and a chronological mapping of key foundations, trends, themes that emerged across time, and major milestones. Along the way, a… CONTINUE READING

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