What Happens if ‘Absorbing by Observation’ Disappears?
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2021
Successful onboarding involves passing on tacit knowledge – even when new hires are not physically present.
Is your company seeking to integrate new hires more successfully – even when they’re working remotely? As professor of management Lynda Gratton explains, formal onboarding sessions cannot convey the subtle norms and tacit knowledge underlying work processes within a company. She describes innovative ways to assimilate new employees when they can’t be present in the office.
About the Author
Lynda Gratton is a professor of management practice at London Business School and founder of the advisory practice HSM.
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