Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1 by Tammy D. Allen, Lisa M. Finkelstein, Mark L. Poteet | | 9781405179898 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

by Tammy D. Allen, Lisa M. Finkelstein, Mark L. Poteet
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405179899

ISBN-13: 9781405179898

Pub. Date: 05/12/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This book presents an evidence-based best practice approach to the design, development, and operation of formal mentoring programs within organizations. It includes practical tools and resources that organizations can use such as training exercises, sample employee development plans, and mentoring contracts. Case studies from organizations with successful mentoring

Overview

This book presents an evidence-based best practice approach to the design, development, and operation of formal mentoring programs within organizations. It includes practical tools and resources that organizations can use such as training exercises, sample employee development plans, and mentoring contracts. Case studies from organizations with successful mentoring programs illustrate various principles (e.g., how the mentoring program is aligned with other organizational systems) and suggest best practice contemporary strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405179898
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/12/2009
Series:
TMEZ - Talent Management Essentials Series, #24
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface ix

Preface xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Planning and Providing Infrastructure 11

Chapter 3 Participant Recruitment and Selection 23

Chapter 4 Matching Mentors and Proteges 37

Chapter 5 Training 59

Chapter 6 Mentoring Structure and Processes 71

Chapter 7 Monitoring and Program Evaluation 85

Afterword 105

Appendix A Formal Mentoring Program Scope and Planning Form 107

Appendix B Formal Mentoring Program Needs Assessment Possible Interview/Focus Group Questions 113

Appendix C Mentor Readiness Assessment 115

Appendix D Protege Screening Form 117

Appendix E Mentor Profile Form 119

Appendix F Protege Profile Form 122

Appendix G Sample Training Outline 125

Appendix H Sample Training Schedule 126

Appendix I Sample Training Activity 129

Appendix J Sample Wrap-up Activity 139

Appendix K Guidelines for Facilitating a Mentoring Agreement 140

Appendix L Career Planning Form 145

Appendix M Mentoring Action Plan 148

Appendix N Sample Reaction Form 153

Appendix O Sample Evaluation Plan 155

Notes 161

References 165

Author Index 171

Subject Index 175

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