The effects of met expectations on newcomer attitudes and behaviors: a review and meta-analysis.

@article{Wanous1992TheEO,
  title={The effects of met expectations on newcomer attitudes and behaviors: a review and meta-analysis.},
  author={John P. Wanous and Tyler Poland and Steven L. Premack and Kim S. Davis},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={1992},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={
          288-97
        }
}
A review of research on the effects of met expectations for newcomers to organizations located 31 studies of 17,241 people. A meta-analysis found mean (corrected) correlations of .39 for job satisfaction and organizational commitment, .29 for intent to leave, .19 for job survival, and .11 for job performance. However, all of these mean correlations had significant between-studies variance. By using strict conformity with Porter and Steer's (1973) definition of met expectations, we identified a… 

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