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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, ...

E-mentoring: Next-Generation Research Strategies and Suggestions
E-mentoring: Next-generation research strategies and suggestions

What do Ray Charles, Tom Brokaw, Oprah Winfrey, and Deepak Chopra all have in common? They had mentors who influenced them, and you can read all about these important career relationships by visiting the Harvard Mentoring Project online (http://www.whomentoredyou.org). In fact, in collaboration with MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership Act, Harvard's Mentoring Project implemented a national mentoring month in January 2002. These efforts are a testament to the burgeoning prevalence and widespread acceptance of mentoring. Recently, in our own research with 50 senior executive mentors and their protégés, we found that having a mentor in today's work environment is more important than ever before (Ensher & Murphy, 2005).

Couple the growing popular reliance on mentoring with the ...

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