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The Handbook of Mentoring at Work: Theory, Research, and Practice brings together the leading scholars in the field in order to craft the definitive reference book on workplace mentoring. This state-of-the-art guide connects existing knowledge to cutting-edge theory, research directions, and practice strategies to generate the “must-have” resource for mentoring theorists, researchers, and practitioners. Editors Belle Rose Ragins and Kathy E. Kram address key debates and issues and provide a theory-driven road map to guide future research and practice in the field of mentoring. Key Features Takes a three-pronged approach: Organized into three parts—Research, Theory, and Practice. Breaks new theoretical ground in a time of change: The theory section extends the theoretical horizon by providing perspectives across related disciplines in order to enrich, enliven, ...

Advancing Women Through the Glass Ceiling with Formal Mentoring
Advancing women through the glass ceiling with formal mentoring

Despite women's progress at moving into managerial positions, women continue to be underrepresented in senior management, particularly in critical line positions in private sector organizations (Catalyst, 2002). Mentoring is often cited as an essential strategy for career advancement, and recent meta-analytic research has provided evidence that mentored individuals have better career outcomes than nonmentored individuals, as indicated by both objective measures, such as compensation and promotions, and subjective measures, such as career satisfaction and commitment (Allen, Eby, Poteet, Lentz, & Lima, 2004). Whereas mentoring theory originally focused on experienced men serving as mentors to less experienced men (Levinson, 1978), mentoring theorists, such as Ragins (1997, 1999, 2002), have ...

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