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Power mentoring

Author: Ellen A Ensher; Susan E Murphy
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Looks at the advantages of developing flexible networks of mentoring, where participants may come from other organisations and have different backgrounds.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen A Ensher; Susan E Murphy
ISBN: 078797952X 9780787979522
OCLC Number: 782126698
Description: 355 pages
Contents: 1 Introduction to Power Mentoring. Who Are Our Power Mentors and Proteges? The Changing Career Landscape. Overview of the Book. 2 The Many Faces of Power Mentoring. Classic Versus Contemporary Approaches to Mentoring. The Many Types of Power Mentoring. Conclusion. 3 Mentoring as a Two-Way Street: Benefits of Giving and Receiving. Give-and-Take in Power Mentoring Relationships. Road Map to This Chapter. Meet the Power Mentors and Proteges: Stories of Give-and-Take. Summary of Benefits for Proteges and Mentors. Conclusion. 4 The Mind of the Mentor. Mental Models: The Philosophies of Mentoring. The Mentor s Attraction to the Protege. The Perfect Protege. Tests and Challenges. Conclusion. 5 The Protege s Perspective: How to Get and Keep a Power Mentor. Initiation and Attraction. Developing Trust in the Mentoring Relationship. Identifying a Power Mentor. Cultivating the Art of Impression Management. Developing a Goal-Oriented Attitude. Forming Connection Strategies. Conclusion. 6 Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relationships. Building Blocks of Effective Relationships. Defining Moments. Deepening the Mentoring Relationship. Conclusion. 7 Power Mentoring and You. The Relationship Development Plan. Conclusion. 8 Conclusion: What We Have Learned About Mentoring in Today s Work Environment. Turning Everyday Mentoring into Power Mentoring. What We Know About Effective Mentoring Relationships. What We Are Still Learning About Mentoring Relationships. The Lessons of Power Mentoring for Formal Mentoring Programs. Getting a Formal Mentoring Program Off the Ground. Conclusion. Appendix A: The Interviewees. Appendix B: Studying Power Mentoring Relationships. Notes. Acknowledgments. The Authors. Index.


Tap into the Winning Strategies of Power Mentoring "A wonderfully useful and readable book about the underacknowledged significance of mentoring. " -Warren Bennis, author, On Becoming a Leader, and  Read more...


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"...provides a useful snapshot of the issues, dramas and special challenges women and minorities face in the modern workplace..." (getAbstract, August 2006)

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