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Mentoring In Action

A Practical Guide for Managers

Containing numerous case studies from a wide range of international organizations, Mentoring in Action presents a variety of mentoring schemes, pointing out both successes and failures.
EAN: 9780749444969
Edition: 2
Format: 233x155
288 pages

About the book

Mentoring continues to be one of the fastest growing techniques in human resource management. It's viewed as being an essential building block of modern management development. But what is mentoring and why is it so popular?

Mentoring in Action answers these questions plus many more. Now in its second edition, this popular book continues to examine a variety of mentoring schemes through a multitude of new, insightful case studies, illustrating both the successes and failures. Re-structured to provide a thorough overview of mentoring, the subject is broken down into small, accessible sections including: Making a mentoring culture; Principles of scheme design; The shape of a mentoring relationship; Frameworks for a mentoring episode;Techniques in mentoring; Mentoring moments.

Hugely practical, it demonstrates the flexibility of mentoring and its application in numerous areas, including business, the public sector, education and the community, and explains how mentoring can benefit the effectiveness of: the learning organisation; empowerment initiatives; management competencies; personal development plans; performance management; and career management.

An innovative approach to a fascinating subject.

About the authors

Bob Garvey

Bob Garvey is Principal Lecturer and Leader of the Mentoring and Coaching Research Unit at Sheffield Hallam University.

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Paul Stokes

Paul Stokes works at the Mentoring and Coaching Research Unit at Sheffield Hallam University as a Senior Lecturer.

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Ruth Garrett-Harris

Ruth Garrett-Harris holds the position of Lecturer, Researcher and Consultant at the Mentoring and Coaching Research Unit at Sheffield Hallam University.

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David Clutterbuck

David Clutterbuck is a co-founder and lifetime ambassador of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and founder of Clutterbuck Associates. Visiting professor at two UK Universities, he is repeatedly among the top 25 HR thinkers in HR Magazine's annual survey, and is the author or co-author of over 50 books, including Mentoring in Action and Building and Sustaining a Coaching Culture, published by Kogan Page.

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David Megginson

David Megginson is a professor of HRD at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and co-founder of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). He is on both the membership and education committees of the CIPD and the CPD Working Group.

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