Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring: How to Facilitate an Effective Mentoring Process / Edition 1

Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring: How to Facilitate an Effective Mentoring Process / Edition 1

by Margo Murray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787956759

ISBN-13: 9780787956752

Pub. Date: 04/04/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Many managers believe that effective mentoring is most often the lucky result of personal chemistry between two people. But in this book, author Margo Murray lays that myth to rest. Her guide gives you all the expert advice, tools, and case studies you'll need to harness the power of mentoring. Building on the solid principles outlined in the first book, this

Overview

Many managers believe that effective mentoring is most often the lucky result of personal chemistry between two people. But in this book, author Margo Murray lays that myth to rest. Her guide gives you all the expert advice, tools, and case studies you'll need to harness the power of mentoring. Building on the solid principles outlined in the first book, this revised edition adds examples of mentoring from recent publications and the author's client experience. It also includes international examples. It reveals how mentoring can maximize employee productivity and provides information on how to assess organizational needs and link them to the mentoring process. Includes all the information needed to evaluate the effectiveness of a mentoring program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787956752
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/04/2001
Series:
Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Edition description:
New and Revised Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
506,220
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

THE MENTORING CONCEPT, BENEFITS, AND PITFALLS.

What Mentoring Is - and What It Is Not.

Mentoring at Work in Organizations.

The Upside and Downside for the Organization.

Payoffs and Penalties for the Protege.

The Mentor's Motivation and Concerns.

FACILITATED MENTORING -
HOW TO MAKE IT WORK.

Mentoring Models and Applications.

Assessing Needs and Determining Organizational Readiness.

Structuring the Mentor Role -
Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection and Rewards.

Selecting Proteges and Diagnosing Their Development Needs.

Involving the Boss Who Is Not the Mentor.

The Coordination Team -
Selection, Training, and Responsibilities.

Negotiating Sound Mentoring Agreements.

Evaluating Mentoring Process Effectiveness.

Gender, Culture, and Relationship Concerns.

Resource: Sources of Instruments for Assessing Growth and Development.

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