Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring

Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring

by Norman H. Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874254698

ISBN-13: 2900874254692

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Human Resource Development Press

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring is a practical reference in a format that provides quick access to the important concepts and techniques of a powerful one-to-one learning model.

This guide presents an expanded view of the behavioral expertise required of today's mentors who are faced with the challenge of establishing and sustaining mentoring

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Overview

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring is a practical reference in a format that provides quick access to the important concepts and techniques of a powerful one-to-one learning model.

This guide presents an expanded view of the behavioral expertise required of today's mentors who are faced with the challenge of establishing and sustaining mentoring relationships within more complex workplace, academic, and social environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900874254692
Publisher:
Human Resource Development Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
POCKET
Pages:
111

Table of Contents

General Introduction: the Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring
Purposeix
Mentoring Todayx
Organization of Workxi
Additional Information about Mentoringxi
The Mentor Role: an Introduction
The Six Mentoring Dimensions3
Planned Sessions4
Holistic Experience4
Active Participation4
Ideal vs. Realistic5
The Complete Mentor Role: Actions and Purpose
Introduction9
Relationship Dimension10
Informative Dimension11
Facilitative Dimension11
Confrontive Dimension11
Mentor Model Dimension12
Employee Vision Dimension12
Phases of the Mentoring Relationship
Introduction15
Concept of Phases16
Outline of Phases17
Applying the Six Mentor Dimensions
Introduction21
Relationship Dimension--Trust22
Introduction22
Familiarity--Pluses and Minuses23
Barriers23
Minimal or No Prior Contact24
The Need to Create Trust24
The Mentee Experience--Acceptance vs. Invalidation25
Refrain from Instant Disagreement26
Timing of Remarks26
Avoid Inappropriate Competition27
Informative Dimension--Advice29
Introduction29
Avoid the Quick Fix29
Be Alert to Old Patterns30
Tailored Advice, Not Platitudes31
Use of the Mentee Profile Form32
Networking34
Assessing the Value of Information34
Facilitative Dimension--Alternatives36
Introduction36
Sometimes a Difficult Process37
Stress and Education37
Value of Discomfort38
Learning to Interpret Stress38
Protecting Mentee Decisions39
Confrontive Dimension--Challenge40
Introduction40
Four Important Variables41
Respect as a Stabilizer42
Referral43
Sufficient Time to Respond43
Insight and Change44
Mentor Model Dimension--Motivation46
Introduction46
Motivation47
Value of Self-Disclosure47
Issues of Disclosure49
Dealing with Risk51
Personalize the Relationship52
Employee Vision Dimension--Initiative54
Introduction54
Mentee Potential55
Mentor Reservations55
Communicating Concern57
Consequences of Avoidance57
Advocacy Viewpoint58
Initiating and Managing Change59
Mentor Satisfaction with Results60
Maintaining Records of Mentoring Sessions65
Purpose of Notes65
Suggested Form for Records66
Mentee Learning Activities69
Introduction69
List70
A Practitioner's Reference--Utilizing the Principles of Adult Mentoring Inventory73
Purpose of Practitioner's Reference73
Organization of Material74
1.Relationship Dimension76
Summary of Relationship Statements78
2.Informative Dimension79
Summary of Informative Statements81
3.Facilitative Dimension82
Summary of Facilitative Statements84
4.Confrontive Dimension85
Summary of Confrontive Statements88
5.Mentor Model Dimension90
Summary of Mentor Model Statements92
6.Employee Vision Dimension93
Summary of Employee Vision Statements96
A Concise View of the Six Mentoring Dimensions
Introduction101
Relationship Dimension102
Informative Dimension102
Facilitative Dimension103
Confrontive Dimension104
Mentor Model Dimension104
Employee Vision Dimension105
Index107
About the Author115

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