Mergers and acquisitions: does organizational socialization matter?

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Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between the helpfulness of organizational socialization practices and organizational commitment (OC) during the post-merger integration period. Drawing on questionnaire data collected from two acquired firms in Turkey, the results show that training programs have a positive impact while observation and social activities have a negative impact on the OC of employees during the post-merger integration period. The implications for human resource development field are specifically discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)519-537
Number of pages19
JournalHuman Resource Development International
Volume16
Issue number5
Early online date11 Jul 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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