若年就業者の組織適応エージェントに関する実証研究―職種による比較分析― An analysis of organizational adaptation agents for young workers
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In recent years, Japan has witnessed new phenomena such as early turnover among young workers and the proliferation of "freeters" and "NEETs." These phenomena denote the social problems faced by young workers when adapting to the workplace. Resolving these rising problems is important to Japanese companies and their management. In this study, the factors that promote young workers' organizational adaptation are analyzed and examined. Specifically, this study focuses on anticipatory socialization, the superior, the colleague, the peer, and the workplace. This study defines them as organizational adaptation agents. In order to understand the role of such agents, the authors conducted a comparison analysis on data collected through questionnaire surveys from young white-collar workers (N=227) and nurses (N=237). The results revealed the existence of a variety of organizational adaptation agents, and that different agents influenced early affective commitment, organizational socialization, and turnover intentions. This study's results can facilitate young worker's organizational adaptation and preclude early turnover.
- Japanese Journal of Administrative Science
Japanese Journal of Administrative Science 25(2), 91-112, 2012
The Japanese Association of Administrative Science