Factors that can influence mentorship relationships
- Mentors' Perceptions of Negative Mentoring Experiences: Scale Development and Nomological Validation. Eby, Lillian T.; Durley, Jaime R.; Evans, Sarah C.; Ragins, Belle Rose // Journal of Applied Psychology;Mar2008, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p358
Three studies were conducted to develop a psychometrically sound, multidimensional measure of mentors' perceptions of negative experiences with their protÃ©gÃ©s. In Study 1, items were developed, and content-related validity was established. In Study 2, CFA was used to establish the...
- The Role of Expectations in the Mentoring Exchange: An Analysis of Mentor and Protï¿½gï¿½ Expectations in Relation to Perceived Support. Young, Angela M.; Perrew�, Pamela L. // Journal of Managerial Issues;Spring2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p103
The role of expectations in the mentoring process was examined by testing antecedent factors such as need for achievement, need for power, opportunities for mentoring, and perceived reward structures in relation to expectations formed for a mentoring partner. The relationship between...
- One-on-One. Waitley, Denis // Personal Excellence;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p15
The author explains the characteristics of a good role model and mentor. According to the author, finding out what others want and helping them succeed is the secret to being a good role model and mentor. He adds that a person's success in getting along with others and communicating effectively...
- Looking for a mentor? Here's how to find, and keep, one. Bourque, Ron // New Hampshire Business Review;6/25/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p14A
Gives advice on how to build a strong, positive relationship with business mentors. Benefits of seeking mentors' advice; Ways of convincing business experts to impart their knowledge; Functions of business mentors.
- Tests and Challenges in Mentoring Relationships. Ensher, Ellen; Murphy, Susan E. // University Business;Sep2006, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p84
The article discusses the significance and types of mentors. It states that having mentor relationships can motivate people to look at and plan their own future. Peer mentors from the same professional level or one step up are easier to communicate and swap ideas with. Inspirational mentors,...
- Seek out mentors for helpful guidance in marketing careers. Arnold, Catherine // Marketing News;5/26/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p4
The article discusses the importance of mentors in marketing. Marketers credit their mentors for influencing their careers in any number of ways, big (starting an agency, moving cross-country for a promotion, quitting to write a book) and small (providing an outside perspective or demonstrating...
- Mentors Come in All Shapes, Sizes. Rosener, Judy // San Diego Business Journal;9/12/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p38
Shares an author's perspectives about mentoring in business. Assumption that having a mentor is the key to career success; Importance of being able to understand the pros and cons of being a mentor or seeking one; Insights on the costs and benefits of mentoring.
- Role Model. Cannon, Bill // Motor Age;Oct2003, Vol. 122 Issue 10, p4
Reflects on the qualities that employers should possess in order to become a role model to young employees. Factors that young technicians are looking from their employers; Ways to guide them in their careers.
- Mentor Roles: An Investigation of Cross-Gender Mentoring Relationships. Ragins, Belle Rose; McFarlin, Dean B. // Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1989, p58
Proteges in three organizations were used to compare perceived mentor roles in cross and same gender mentoring relationships. When controlling for differences in mentor history and demographic variables, mentor roles were not influenced by either mentor or protege gender. Significant gender...