Mentor programs: Making the right moves.
ABSTRACT Mentoring programs can serve to provide junior-level managers with both technical and interpersonal skills, instruct them in the ways of the corporate culture, and acclimate the protégé to the values and expectations of the company. The development of a mentor program is discussed in relation to the program goals, criteria for selection, and methods of mentor/protégé interaction. Recommendations include communication of program goals to all participants, continuous evaluation, and the use of a long-term test period. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
- Journal of Career Development 01/1998; 25(1):3-13. · 1.52 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: The objective of this study is to develop a normative instrument for assessing the mentoring role in the South African context. The sampling frame for the study constituted the 1200 employees of a division of a large transport organisation. A convenience sample including all 1200 employees yielded 637 fully completed records (a 53% response rate). First and second level factor analyses, followed by an iterative item analysis on the scale of 26 items, yielded a seemingly robust scale with a Cronbach alpha of 0,97. The psychometric properties of the scale are further discussed.South African Journal of Human Resource Management. 01/2005;
Article: The dark side of mentoringAustralian Educational Researcher 08/1997; 24(2). · 0.29 Impact Factor