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The Complete Guide to Mentoring

The Complete Guide to Mentoring

How to Design, Implement and Evaluate Effective Mentoring Programmes

Hilarie Owen


The Complete Guide to Mentoring provides a step-by-step guide to designing, implementing and assessing mentoring schemes in any organization, to aid succession planning and talent development.

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About the book

Mentoring is a powerful tool in the development of talent within any organization. Experienced colleagues develop the skills, capabilities and confidence of more junior staff, who will go on to contribute to, and drive the success of, the organization.

The Complete Guide to Mentoring is your step-by-step guide to implementing a successful
mentoring programme in your organization. Packed with high-profile interviews, case studies and questionnaires, it includes a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of the design,
fulfilment and assessment of a mentoring scheme. Learn how to:

set up an effective mentoring programme
develop the knowledge and skills you and your team need to run a programme
assess the time and cost implications
evaluate the impact of your programme

The Complete Guide to Mentoring is the essential toolkit for anyone who wants to create and run mentoring programmes, whether for a large or small organization, with confidence and success.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to mentoring;
    • Chapter - 02: Mentoring in organizations;
    • Chapter - 03: Finding the right people;
    • Chapter - 04: The nuts and bolts of a mentoring scheme;
    • Chapter - 05: The role of mentoring in diversity and culture;
    • Chapter - 06: Evaluating mentoring;
    • Chapter - 07: The wisdom of mentoring;
    • Chapter - 08: Mentoring for small and medium enterprises;
    • Chapter - 09: Mentoring for leadership;
    • Chapter - 10: Conclusion


Hilarie Owen has produced a well researched and highly practical guide to one of the most pressing topics of the day. Both large corporations and ambitious SME companies will find this guide an invaluable tool to accessing the cost effective solution mentoring gives to the issue of identifying and unlocking the potential talent that exists within their organisations in the face of increasingly tight internal resources.

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749461140
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd October 2011
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 160 pages

About the Author

Hilarie Owen began her career as a political scientist. She has been a successful director, author, strategist, founder and Chief Executive of the Institute of Leadership. She was Head of Leadership Services for the Police Service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland after a successful corporate career and has worked for a variety of global companies in the United States, Europe, Middle East and South Africa. She has lectured at Cranfield, Manchester Business School and Madrid University and was invited to speak at Harvard Kennedy School of Government in a debate on how people learn leadership.

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