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The mentor's guide : facilitating effective learning relationships / Lois J. Zachary.

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Author/Creator:
Zachary, Lois J.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
2nd ed. - San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiii, 261 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-249) and index.
Contents:
  • Learning: grounding the work of mentoring
  • pt. 1. Considering context. The context of difference: bringing who we are to what we do
  • The context of connection: linking up and linking in
  • pt. 2. The predictable phases of mentoring. Preparing: getting ready for a mentoring relationship
  • Negotiating: establishing agreements
  • Enabling growth, part one: support, challenge, and vision
  • Enabling growth, part two: engaging in feedback and overcoming obstacles
  • Coming to closure: looking back, moving forward
  • Digging deeper: reengagement and resources for learning.
Summary:
"Thoughtful and rich with advice, The Mentor's Guide explores the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this unique resource. Readers will learn how to: Assess their readiness to become a mentor, Establish the relationship, Set appropriate goals, Monitor progress and achievement, Avoid common pitfalls, Bring the relationship to a natural conclusion. The new edition of this best-selling volume includes expanded coverage of: Coaching as distinct from and similar to mentoring, Diversity and cultural differences between mentors and mentees, Mentoring at a distance, especially online, Connections to author's companion volumes, Creating a Mentoring Culture and The Mentee's Guide"-- Provided by publisher.
Series:
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780470907726
047090772X
9781118103302
1118103300
9781118103319
1118103319
9781118103326
1118103327

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