A “Rite of Initiation”

Read: McLean, S. (2010). Business Communication for Success. The Saylor Foundation. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- Non-Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 License without attribution as requested by the works original creator or licensee.
– Chapter 18: Intercultural and International Business Communication (https://open.lib.umn.edu/businesscommunication/part/chapter-18-intercultural-and-international-business-communication/) 

In the essay:

Describe a rite of initiation that you experienced at a place of work. This could be described via a situation in which you began with the company as a new employee, or during a period of time in which your status within the company changed. 
In your opinion, are rites of initiation in the workplace a good thing?
In addition to this task, please include a vocabulary list of unfamiliar words from the required readings and provide definitions. Remember to cite the sources of these definitions. 

If applicable, be sure to cite any resources, including textbooks, you use to support the essay.