Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Jessica L. Wildman
Patrick D. Converse
This study examines the relationship between socialization and engagement. In doing so this study investigates and measures the impact that social integration, task mastery, autonomy, role clarity, satisfaction with socialization, job embeddedness, network characteristics, network capital, and online socialization have in linking socialization to engagement. The sample for this study utilized data from Amazon Mechanical Turk. The results suggest that institutionalized socialization tactics relate to higher reported engagement. In addition, social integration, autonomy, job embeddedness, network strength, and network capital each play a significant role in the observed relationship
DeChurch, Alexander Michael, "The Future of Socialization: Linking Socialization to Employee Engagement" (2023). Theses and Dissertations. 929.