The Complete Guide to Mentoring: How to Design, Implement and Evaluate Effective Mentoring Programmes

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Kogan Page Publishers, Oct 3, 2011 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Mentoring is a powerful tool in the development of talent within any organization. Experienced colleagues develop the skills, capabilities and confidence of more junior staff, who will go on to contribute to, and drive the success of, the organization. The Complete Guide to Mentoring is your step-by-step guide to implementing a successful mentoring programme in your organization. Packed with high-profile interviews, case studies and questionnaires, it includes a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of the design, fulfilment and assessment of a mentoring scheme. Learn how to: set up an effective mentoring programme develop the knowledge and skills you and your team need to run a programme assess the time and cost implications evaluate the impact of your programme The Complete Guide to Mentoring is the essential toolkit for anyone who wants to create and run mentoring programmes, whether for a large or small organization, with confidence and success.
 

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Contents

01 Introduction to mentoring
1
02 Mentoring in organizations
19
03 Finding the right people
33
04 The nuts and bolts of a mentoring scheme
47
05 The role of mentoring in diversity and culture
69
06 Evaluating mentoring
85
07 The wisdom of mentoring
97
08 Mentoring for small and medium enterprises
107
09 Mentoring for leadership
121
10 Conclusion
131
References
135
Learning styles
139
Index
147
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Hilarie Owen began her career as a political scientist. She has been a successful director, author, strategist, founder and Chief Executive of the Institute of Leadership. She was Head of Leadership Services for the Police Service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland after a successful corporate career and has worked for a variety of global companies in the United States, Europe, Middle East and South Africa. She has lectured at Cranfield, Manchester Business School and Madrid University and was invited to speak at Harvard Kennedy School of Government in a debate on how people learn leadership.

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