Cutting across the fields of psychology, management, education, counseling, social work, and sociology, The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring reveals an innovative, multi-disciplinary approach to the practice and theory of mentoring. * Provides a complete, multi-disciplinary look at the practice and theory of mentoring and demonstrates its advantages * Brings together, for the first time, expert researchers from the three primary areas of mentoring: workplace, academy, and community * Leading scholars provide critical analysis on important literature concerning theoretical approaches and methodological issues in the field * Final section presents an integrated perspective on mentoring relationships and projects a future agenda for the field
Tammy D. Allen is Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida. Her research interests include mentoring relationships, work-family issues, organizational citizenship behavior, and occupational health psychology. Her research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Lillian T. Eby is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on workplace mentoring, job-related relocation, career success, the work-family interface, and gender issues in organizations. She has published over 50 research articles and book chapters and her work appears in such outlets as Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Vocational Behavior.