This book shows how to prepare to be a mentor, how to conduct mentoring sessions and how to maintain the relationship through the different stages. The authors deals with the uses of mentoring within organisations and explains how mentoring differs from coaching, training and appraisals.
Table of Contents
Mentoring in organisations: uses of mentoring and how it fits within the context of managing change and mission/value statments. Thinking about Mentoring: Identifying mentor and mentee, the manager's position, and distinguishing between mentoring, coaching and appraisal. The Mentoring Process: a 3-stage model or framework within which to implement mentoring and a look at the process from both the mentor and mentee perspective. Working Together: Commencing, maintaining and concluding the mentor-mentee relationship. Mentoring Schemes: keys factors in designing, developing and promoting schemes, evaluation and support, plus tips for both mentors and mentees. Issues and Questions: common queries ansswered.
This book was produced collaboratively by Bob Garvey of the Mentoring and Coaching Research Unit, Sheffield Hallam University, Geof Alred, Honary Fellow at Durham University and Richard Smith, Professor at Durham University.