The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring: A Multiple Perspectives Approach / Edition 1

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Overview

Cutting across the fields of psychology, management, education, counseling, social work, and sociology, The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring reveals an innovative, multi-disciplinary approach to the practice and theory of mentoring. Provides a complete, multi-disciplinary look at the practice and theory of mentoring and demonstrates its advantages Brings together, for the first time, expert researchers from the three primary areas of mentoring: workplace, academy, and community Leading scholars provide critical analysis on important literature concerning theoretical approaches and methodological issues in the field Final section presents an integrated perspective on mentoring relationships and projects a future agenda for the field

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Editorial Reviews

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"I have no doubt that those interested in youth mentoring wouldfind the specific chapters useful. It is then an extra bonus tohave available similarly fine articles on mentoring of students inacademia and mentoring in the workplace." (The PreventionResearcher, 1 December 2011)

"This book provides up-to-date review and synthesis of researchand theory on the antecedents, correlates, and consequences ofmentoring. It also provides critical analyses of the literature andthen reflection on the appraisals. This account organizes andcritiques the mentoring literature in a way that identifies keyissues and prompts heuristic hypotheses." (Neopoprealism Journal,24 November 2011)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444335439
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 518
  • Sales rank: 1,063,670
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Tammy D. Allen is Professor of Psychology at the Universityof South Florida. Her research interests include mentoringrelationships, work-family issues, organizational citizenshipbehavior, and occupational health psychology. Her research has beenpublished in journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology,Personnel Psychology, and Journal of VocationalBehavior.

Lillian T. Eby is Associate Professor of Psychology atthe University of Georgia. Her research focuses on workplacementoring, job-related relocation, career success, the work-familyinterface, and gender issues in organizations. She has publishedover 50 research articles and book chapters and her work appears insuch outlets as Personnel Psychology, Journal of AppliedPsychology, and the Journal of Vocational Behavior.

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Introduction.

1. Overview and Introduction (Tammy D. Allen, University ofSouth Florida, Lillian T. Eby, University of Georgia).

2. Definition and Evolution of Mentoring (Lillian T. Eby,University of Georgia; Jean E. Rhodes, University of Massachusetts,Boston; Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida).

Part II: Theoretical Approaches and MethodologicalIssues.

3. Youth Mentoring: Theoretical Approaches and MethodologicalIssues (Thomas E. Keller, Portland State University).

4. Student–Faculty Mentoring: Theoretical Approaches andMethodological Issues (W. Brad Johnson, U.S. Naval Academy; GailRose, University of Vermont; Lewis Z. Schlosser, Seton HallUniversity).

5. Workplace Mentoring: Theoretical Approaches andMethodological Issues (Terri A. Scandura, University of Miami,Ekin K. Pellegrini, University of Missouri-St. Louis).

6. Reflections on the Theoretical Approaches and MethodologicalIssues in Mentoring Relationships (Marcus M. Butts, Universityof Georgia; Jaime R. Durley, University of Georgia; Lillian T.Eby, University of Georgia).

Part III: Naturally Occurring MentoringRelationships.

7. Naturally Occurring Mentoring Relationships Involving Youth(Renée Spencer, Boston University School of SocialWork).

8. Naturally Occurring Student–Faculty MentoringRelationships: A Literature Review (Carol A. Mullen, Universityof South Florida).

9. Naturally Occurring Mentoring Relationships InvolvingWorkplace Employees (Thomas W. Dougherty, University ofMissouri-Columbia; Daniel B. Turban, University ofMissouri-Columbia; Dana L. Haggard, University ofMissouri-Columbia).

10. Reflections on Naturally Occurring Mentoring Relationships(Elizabeth Lentz, Tammy D. Allen, both University of SouthFlorida).

Part IV: Benefits of Mentoring.

11. The Benefits Associated with Youth Mentoring Relationships(Lynn Blinn-Pike, Indiana University-Purdue University).

12. Student–Faculty Mentorship Outcomes (W. BradJohnson, U.S. Naval Academy).

13. The Benefits Associated with Workplace MentoringRelationships (Aarti Ramaswami, Indiana University-Bloomington,George F. Dreher, Indian University-Bloomington).

14. Reflections on the Benefits of Mentoring (Angie Lockwood,Sarah C. Evans, Lillian T. Eby, all University of Georgia).

Part V: Diversity and Mentoring.

15. Diversity and Youth Mentoring Relationships (Belle Liang,Boston College, Jennifer Grossman, Harvard MedicalSchool/Massachusetts General Hospital).

16. Mentoring in Academia: Considerations for DiversePopulations (William E. Sedlacek, University ofMaryland; Eric Benjamin, Montgomery College; Lewis Z.Schlosser, Seton Hall University; Hung-Bin Sheu, University ofMaryland, College Park).

17. Diversity and Workplace Mentoring Relationships: A Reviewand Positive Social Capital Approach (Belle Rose Ragins,University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).

18. Reflections on Diversity and Mentoring (Hazel-Anne M.Johnson, Xian Xu, Tammy D. Allen, all University of SouthFlorida).

Part VI: Best Practices for Formal MentoringPrograms.

19. Best Practices for Formal Youth Mentoring (Andrew Miller,Middlesex University).

20. Best Practices for Student–Faculty Mentoring Programs(Clark D. Campbell, George Fox University).

21. Best Practices for Workplace Formal Mentoring Programs(Lisa M. Finkelstein, Northern Illinois University, Mark. L.Poteet, Organizational Research & Solutions).

22. Reflections on the Best Practices for Formal MentoringPrograms (Kimberley E. O'Brien, Ozgun B. Rodopman, Tammy D.Allen, all University of South Florida).

Part VII: Integrating Multiple MentoringPerspectives.

23: New Directions in Mentoring (Steve Bearman, University ofCalifornia, Santa Cruz; Stacy Blake-Beard, SimmonsCollege; Laurie Hunt, Laurie Hunt & Associates/SimmonsCollege; Faye J. Crosby).

24. Common Bonds: An Integrative View of Mentoring Relationships(Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida, Lillian T. Eby,University of Georgia).

Bibliography.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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