Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring: How to Facilitate an Effective Mentoring Program

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Making mentoring work!

Until recently, managers have believed that mentoring could only be brought about through lucky accidents of chemistry. In this legendary work, Murray lays this myth to rest. With her help, you will extend the benfits of mentoring across the entire organization, from inexperienced entry-level workers to mature employees who need to expand their skills.

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* Keep the cost of your mentoring program at a ...

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Overview

Making mentoring work!

Until recently, managers have believed that mentoring could only be brought about through lucky accidents of chemistry. In this legendary work, Murray lays this myth to rest. With her help, you will extend the benfits of mentoring across the entire organization, from inexperienced entry-level workers to mature employees who need to expand their skills.

You'll learn how to:

* Keep the cost of your mentoring program at a minimum* Maximize employee productivity with mentoring* Assess organizational needs* Select mentors and proteges* Evaluate the effectiveness of your program...and much more!

Murray has over twenty years of experience designing mentoring programs, and she is known across the world. She brings her wealth of experience to this guide, which gives you all the charts, checklists, planning forms, sample outlines, and case studies you'll need to harness the power of mentoring. With little investment, you'll watch productivity and job satisfaction soar. Performance & Instruction Quarterly pronounced this guide an excellent resource for managers, human resource specialists, or anyone who is interested in pursuing a mentoring relationship for career growth.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555423339
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/26/1991
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Management Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.31 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Mentoring Concept, Benefits, and Pitfalls

1. What Mentoring Is--What It Is Not

2. Mentoring at Work in Organizations

3. The Upside and the Downside for the Organization

4. Payoffs and Penalties for the Protege

5. The Mentor's Motivation and Concerns

Part Two: Facilitated Mentoring: How to Make It Work

6. Mentoring Models and Applications

7. Assessing Needs and Determining Organizational Readiness

8. Structuring the Mentor Role: Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection, and Rewards

9. Selecting Proteageas and Diagnosing Their Development Needs

10. Involving the Boss Who Is Not the Mentor

11. The Coordinator: Selection, Training, and Responsibilities

12. Negotiating Sound Mentoring Agreements

13. Evaluating Program Effectiveness

14. Gender, Culture, and Relationship Concerns

15. Making Facilitated Mentoring Work

Resource: Sources of Instruments for Assessing Growth and Development

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