anticipatory socialization


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anticipatory socialization

any process in which an individual endeavours to remodel his or her social behaviour in the expectation of gaining entry to and acceptability in a higher social status or class than that currently occupied.
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Anticipatory socialization in blue-collar families: The negotiation of contradictory messages of social mobility and reproduction.
This stage is built upon the anticipatory socialization stage in graduate school and consists of two phases: initial entry and role continuance.
Anticipatory socialization is the process of adopting professional values and beliefs even before obtaining professional membership (Merton & Rossi, 1968).
For example, if a new member enters an organization and the existing members view her/him as humorous on the first day during the anticipatory socialization stage (e.
In these ways, technology can facilitate anticipatory socialization by offering increased opportunities for communication and greater accessibility to organizational information.
For example, pre-entry experiences, such as realistic job previews, that share information about the company or the job are known as anticipatory socialization mechanisms which influence post-entry attitudes and behavior (Wanous, 1992).
Although the experiences dancers reported during their interviews varied, the women we spoke with who reported engaging in anticipatory socialization, talked about spending time in strip clubs before deciding to dance.
In Stage 1: Anticipatory Socialization (student's past experience before entering the class) there was not a significant relationship between Realism (student's prior notion of the class) and Congruence (class coverage and demands match student's needs and skills).
An important outcome of the anticipatory socialization process is the development of an initial psychological contract.
Anticipatory socialization for psychotherapy, method and rationale.
Anticipatory Socialization characterizes the preparation, learning, and predisposing experiences that precede the cognitive choice to become an entrepreneur.
Much like anticipatory socialization (Van Maanan, 1975), commitment propensity was proposed as a summary concept that integrates personal characteristics, expectations about the organization, and choice factors in selecting the organization.