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

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Overview

"Margo told us early on that mentoring would be the linchpin of our AYES model and she was certainly correct. Our mentoring process has set the AYES initiative apart from all other automotive training programs. Thanks to her for all of her contributions and coaching us to emphasize the mentor role in our initiative."—Donald T. Gray, president and CEO, Automotive YES, General Motors"Margo has done it again! This new edition provides the blueprint, tools, and resources to create a successful facilitated mentoring process. This revised edition will be a great addition to your professional library."—Roger M. Addison, director, human performance technology, International Society for Performance Improvement"The phenomenon of the use of mentoring in today's society is definitely at a juncture where it needs to be developed as a comprehensive discipline. Ms. Murray's Facilitated Mentoring Model provides the critical link for private and public sector mentoring."—Martin A. Jacks, founding president and director, The Mentoring Center, Oakland, California"A must read for the HRD practitioner interested in building a realistic approach to facilitated mentoring."—Kathy Wentworth Drahosz, president, The Training Connection, Inc."For many individuals and organizations who work directly with people, the concept of mentoring, of developing potential, simply makes sense. Too often the problem is how to accomplish this. Margo Murray's book makes this process understandable and provides a very effective roadmap to successful mentoring relationships."—Danny E. Sledge, dean of students, Kalamazoo College, and president, International Mentoring AssociationPraise for the First Edition"Literally 'soup to nuts' roadmaps of the facilitated mentoring process."—Journal of Continuing Education"If you want to understand the design and administration of a mentoring program, this is an excellent reference."—HR Magazine"An excellent resource for managers, human resource specialists, or anyone who is interested in pursuing a mentoring relationship for career growth."—Performance & Instruction Quarterly

A resource for those considering becoming a mentor or looking to improve their mentoring abilities. Offers real examples of what works and what doesn't, providing both sample models and specific guidelines for the design, implementation and evaluation of a facilitated mentoring process within any organization.

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"Margo told us early on that mentoring would be the linchpin of our AYES model and she was certainly correct. Our mentoring process has set the AYES initiative apart from all other automotive training programs. Thanks to her for all of her contributions and coaching us to emphasize the mentor role in our initiative." —Donald T. Gray, president and CEO, Automotive YES, General Motors

"Margo has done it again! This new edition provides the blueprint, tools, and resources to create a successful facilitated mentoring process. This revised edition will be a great addition to your professional library." —Roger M. Addison, director, human performance technology, International Society for Performance Improvement

"The phenomenon of the use of mentoring in today's society is definitely at a juncture where it needs to be developed as a comprehensive discipline. Ms. Murray's Facilitated Mentoring Model provides the critical link for private and public sector mentoring." —Martin A. Jacks, founding president and director, The Mentoring Center, Oakland, California

"A must read for the HRD practitioner interested in building a realistic approach to facilitated mentoring." —Kathy Wentworth Drahosz, president, The Training Connection, Inc.

"For many individuals and organizations who work directly with people, the concept of mentoring, of developing potential, simply makes sense. Too often the problem is how to accomplish this. Margo Murray's book makes this process understandable and provides a very effective roadmap to successful mentoring relationships." —Danny E. Sledge, dean of students, Kalamazoo College, and president, International Mentoring Association

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The president of an international consulting firm overviews the history, definition, and benefits and pitfalls of facilitated mentoring for all participants; and advises on assessing prot<'e>g<'e> and organizational readiness, structuring the mentor role, and evaluating process cost-effectiveness and performance improvement. Includes new case examples, generic and specific models, planning checklists, and resources. The date is not given for the first edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787956752
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/4/2001
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
  • Edition description: New and Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 992,241
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

MARGO MURRAY is president and chief operating officer of MMHA The Managers' Mentors, Inc., international consulting firm. She has more than twenty-five years of practical experience designing and implementing mentoring programs in public, private, education, and nonprofit organizations.

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2001

    The Seminal Reference on Facilitated Mentoring Updated!

    As if the first edition was not good enough, this update includes references to current research, best practices, and more examples to help readers get the best out of their mentoring processes. Margo's book is an absolute must read for anyone considering a mentoring process.

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