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.
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Human Resource Development International|
|Early online date||11 Jul 2013|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|