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  • By: Terri A. Scandura & Megan S. Russell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Mentoring serves an important role in the career and psychosocial development of junior-level employees. Often, the immediate supervisor serves as the mentor, making mentoring a personal leader-follower relationship and therefore an important topic for leadership research. A ...

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