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By Lois J. Zachary

ISBN-10: 0471653942

ISBN-13: 9780471653943

Which will reach today’s aggressive surroundings, company and nonprofit associations needs to create a office weather that encourages staff to continue learning and develop. From the writer of the best-selling The Mentor’s advisor comes the next-step mentoring source to make sure body of workers in any respect degrees of a firm will train and examine from one another. Written for a person who desires to embed mentoring inside of their association, making a Mentoring tradition is stuffed with step by step assistance, sensible recommendation, enticing tales, and contains a wealth of reproducible kinds and tools. 

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A mentoring culture helps people meet adaptive challenges (Heifetz and Linsky, 2002); it facilitates new learning and organizational resiliency in the face of rapid change. Because it is tethered to the organization’s culture, it contributes to organizational stability by managing knowledge and facilitating communication. If workers find work more meaningful and satisfying, retention and organizational commitment are increased, ultimately saving on the costs of rehiring. Increased confidence results in improved performance and quality of work.

Every organization has its own unique ways of conducting business. In any organization, “the way things get done” is demonstrated in thought and deed every day. For a mentoring culture to be sustained, the mentoring effort, the culture, and the organizational practices must be aligned with one another. Taking stock begins with full understanding of mentoring and the mentoring process. Part One: Taking Stock 3 What Is Mentoring, Anyway? Mentoring is best described as a reciprocal and collaborative learning relationship between two (or more) individuals who share mutual responsibility and accountability for helping a mentee work toward achievement of clear and mutually defined learning goals.

She holds a master of science degree in education from Southern Illinois University. xxix Part One Taking Stock Mentoring’s Foundation 2 Creating a Mentoring Culture MENTORING IS NOT NEW. Informal mentoring relationships have existed for centuries. However, the concept of formal organizational mentoring is relatively new. When organizational mentoring first became popular in the mid-1970s, many considered mentoring programs just another management training fad. Some organizations ignored it, and others immediately got on the mentoring bandwagon for fear of missing out on something their competitors were doing right.

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