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The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.

Gender and Mentoring Relationships: A Review and Research Agenda for the Next Decade
Gender and mentoring relationships: A review and research agenda for the next decade
Belle RoseRagins

Research on mentoring relationships has evolved only over the past decade. The findings, however, are quite clear: Mentoring relationships are critical resources for employees in organizations. protégés receive more promotions (Dreher & Ash, 1990), greater compensation (Chao, 1997; Dreher & Ash, 1990), and more career mobility (Scandura, 1992) than nonprotégés. Mentoring is related to greater career satisfaction (Fagenson, 1989), career commitment (Bachman & Gregory, 1993; Colarelli & Bishop, 1990), career planning (Chao, 1997), organizational socialization (Chao, 1997; Ostroff & Kozlowski, 1993), self-esteem at work (Koberg, Boss, & Goodman, 1998), job satisfaction (Bahniuk, Dobos, & Hill, 1990; Chao, 1997), job ...

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