Mentoring: A Practitioners Guide to Touching Lives
  • Mentoring: A Practitioners Guide to Touching Lives
  • Mentoring: A Practitioners Guide to Touching Lives

Mentoring: A Practitioners Guide to Touching Lives

by Sunil Unny Guptan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761935282

ISBN-13: 9780761935285

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Mentors are people who make a significant difference to the lives of others, lifting them out of being ordinary and leading them to an almost magical transformation. This book is a comprehensive guide to the intricate world of mentoring in organizational settings. Based on the author’s pioneering research and wide-ranging practice, this book unravels the

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Mentors are people who make a significant difference to the lives of others, lifting them out of being ordinary and leading them to an almost magical transformation. This book is a comprehensive guide to the intricate world of mentoring in organizational settings. Based on the author’s pioneering research and wide-ranging practice, this book unravels the entire mentoring process, from building the mentor-mentee relationship to the precautions that need to be taken and the ways in which organizational goals can be attained. He also discusses:

– The skills of a good mentor

– How the mentor’s mind works, and the values and attitudes she/he must have

– The mentor’s code of ethics

– How to handle tricky situations relating to power, authority, and gender issues

– How to set up a successful mentoring scheme in an organization

Enriched with actual cases and the experiences of people undergoing mentoring, this book is a powerful tool for understanding and practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761935285
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Response Books Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Who Should Read This Book
Getting to Know the Mentor
The Mentoring Process
The Mentor's Mind
Mentoring Competencies and Skills
Issues in Mentoring
Expectations in Mentoring
Mentoring Schemes in Organizations
FAQ on Mentoring

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