A term used in the social sciences that describes the process by which individuals obtain the cultural and social requirements, such as language, values, customs, norms and traditions, to function normally within a particular society. Socialization can occur through self-conformity or through society-imposed expectations.

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You need to find a way to make socialization work in your products favor and market it in that way.

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After socialization, people tend to become a certain way and act a certain way because of how they were treated in the world.

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Ricardo believed socialization by his employees was important to an enjoyable work environment, so he hosted many events after work for his employees to get together without the stress of titles and jobs.

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