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How mentors make a growing impact “Wise, trusted advisors”

How mentors make a growing impact “Wise, trusted advisors” There is something appealing about the idea of mentoring as a form of management development. In the fiercely competitive business world, the notion that a “wise or trusted advisor or guide” (to use the Collins English Dictionary definition) will be assigned to help young people who are breaking their free enterprise teeth, is attractive. Mentoring has become established, of course, for the highly pragmatic reason that organizations will gain some benefit from lessons learned by their emerging talents. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Development and Learning in Organizations Emerald Publishing

How mentors make a growing impact “Wise, trusted advisors”

Development and Learning in Organizations , Volume 18 (3): 4 – Jun 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1477-7282
DOI
10.1108/14777280410527401
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Abstract

There is something appealing about the idea of mentoring as a form of management development. In the fiercely competitive business world, the notion that a “wise or trusted advisor or guide” (to use the Collins English Dictionary definition) will be assigned to help young people who are breaking their free enterprise teeth, is attractive. Mentoring has become established, of course, for the highly pragmatic reason that organizations will gain some benefit from lessons learned by their emerging talents.

Journal

Development and Learning in OrganizationsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

Keywords: Distance learning; Mentoring; Performance; Leadership; Career development; Career guidance; Coaching

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