Different approaches to the role of workplace mentoring
- How to Establish a Mentoring Program. // Training & Development Journal;Mar1987, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p25
Presents guidelines for an effective employee mentoring program in an organization. One-on-one training; Organizational impact of mentoring; Job identification; Selection of mentors.
- Reality check. Allerton, Haidee // Training & Development;Apr96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the importance of on-the-job coaching or mentoring. Percentage of employees who had a coach or mentor.
- Mentors can help make way smoother for new employees. Smith, Gregory P. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/08/99, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p34
Describes the role of a mentor for new employees and the benefits companies may derive from having one. Short-term and long-term types of mentoring; Laying down the parameters for the mentor and the employee; Making decisions in advance; Openness and respect.
- How toï¿½ Become a mentor. Beagrie, Scott // Personnel Today;3/18/2003, p27
Presents various methods of developing mentoring in business. Need to care passionately about the development of other employees; Determination of process to meet expectations; Role of human resource in facilitating mentoring.
- Cost-Effective Training Programs. Messmer, Max // National Public Accountant;Apr/May2002, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p36
Provides strategies for corporations on providing cost-effective training programs. Significance of training employees; Benefits of training via mentoring programs;Information on the popularity of electronic learning; Details on classroom training and public seminars.
- Play `20 Questions' to Develop a Successful Mentoring Program. Lindenberger, Judith G.; Zachary, Lois J. // Training & Development;Feb99, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p12
Presents 20 questions that employers must answer in order to develop a successful mentoring program. Business reasons for developing a program; Criteria for success; Persons involved; Communication to employees; Pairing mentors and proteges.
- Coaching helps, but is not often used. MCSHULSKIS, ELAINE // HR Magazine;Mar96, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p14
Reports on a survey on on-the-job coaching or mentoring in the United States by Personnel Decisions International. Higher paid and higher educated employees as more likely to receive mentoring; Improved performance from mentoring.
- Will You Mentor Me? Barton, Kathleen // T+D;May2002, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p90
Suggests an approach in requesting a mentor to train junior staff in the context of corporate structure. Role of mentors; Importance of researching on the background of the mentor; Criteria in choosing a mentor. INSETS: What to Look for in a Potential Mentor;Mentor Checklist.
- Building a Successful Mentoring Program. Messmer, Max // National Public Accountant;Aug2002, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p14
Presents tips on building an effective training program for employees. Factors to consider in establishing a mentoring program; Advice on identifying potential mentors; Importance of guidelines in providing direction.