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The Organizational and Human Dimensions of Successful Mentoring Across Diverse Settings : Perspectives on Mentoring - Francis K. Kochan

The Organizational and Human Dimensions of Successful Mentoring Across Diverse Settings

Perspectives on Mentoring

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Published: 1st January 2002
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Mission Statement: Mentoring has become an important aspect of professional development in a wide variety of fields such as education engineering and business. There is an increased interest in the topic on a global scale. Research indicates that those who receive mentoring rise faster in their organizations and have more success in their careers than those who do have this experience. This series will focus on various aspects of the mentoring process. This book examines mentoring with a focus on enhancing opporutnities for those traditionally ignored in the mentoring process. It includes chapters about mentoring in a variety of settings with varied populations to capture the essence of the experience. The editor gleans the chapters to present an analysis of the organizational factors which should be considered when designing a mentoring program and the human side of the mentoring process. The book should be of interest to those who want to foster the success of others through organizational mentoring intitiatives as well as to individuals who wish to partiicpate in mentoring endeavors as a mentor or mentee.

About the Contributorsp. ix
The Organizational and Human Dimensions of Successful Mentoring Across Diverse Settingsp. 1
Mentoring for School-Age Children
Parents Mentoring Parents for School Successp. 7
Project Nia (Purpose): A University/School Partnership to Enhance Student Achievement and Successp. 23
From Impersonal Policy to Personal Relationships: An Educational Researcher's Experience with Mentoringp. 37
Mentoring with University Students
Student Perceptions of the Mentoring Relationship in Higher Educationp. 53
Programmatic Elements That Enhance The Mentoring Relationshipp. 69
Mentoring Aspiring School Leaders in Scholarly Writing Through Case Studies of Diversityp. 83
Joint Reflections on Mentoring: Creating a Legacy of Carep. 103
Mentoring Teachers and Administrators
Transformational Learning Through Mentoring in Early Childhood Education: The DART Modelp. 121
The Missouri Teachers' Academy: Mentoring for Organizational and Personal Transformationp. 141
Mentoring Leaders: Some Reflections on the Experiencep. 153
Tracing the Development of Mentoring Relationships of Teachers: Four Case Studiesp. 169
Mentoring and Teacher Induction: Hearing the Voices of Changep. 185
Mentoring Women and Minorities in the Workplace
Mentoring Women in Educational Leadershipp. 207
Using Mentoring to Advance Females and Minorities in a Corporate Environmentp. 221
Matching Mentors and Proteges: Dynamics of Race, Ethinicity, Gender, and Job Locationp. 243
Analysis and Conclusions
Examining the Organizational and Human Dimensions of Mentoring: A Textual Data Analysisp. 269
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ISBN: 9781930608375
ISBN-10: 1930608373
Series: Perspectives on Mentoring
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.6