Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach (Talent Management Essentials #23) (Paperback)

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This is book number 23 in the Talent Management Essentials series.

Description


This book presents an evidence-based best practice approach to the design, development, and operation of formal mentoring programs within organizations. The book includes practical tools and resources that organizations can use, such as training exercises, sample employee development plans, and mentoring contracts. Case studies from organizations with successful mentoring programs help illustrate various principles and best practice strategies suggested in the book. A start-to-finish guide that can be used by management, employee development professionals, and formal mentoring program administrators is also included.

About the Author


Tammy Allen Ph.D. is professor of psychology at the University of South Florida. Her research interests include mentoring, career development, work-family relationships, occupational health psychology, and organizational citizenship behavior. Her research has been published in journals such as The Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Lisa M. Finkelstein Ph.D. is an associate professor of psychology at Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include mentoring, age and generational issues in the workplace, obesity bias, and humor in the workplace. Her research has been published in journals such as The Journal of Applied Psychology, The Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management. Mark L. Poteet Ph.D. is President of Organizational Research & Solutions, Inc., a management consulting practice based in Tampa, Florida. His practice specializes in human resource selection, performance management, employee training and development, and managerial and executive assessment and coaching.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781405179904
ISBN-10: 1405179902
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: May 1st, 2009
Pages: 182
Language: English
Series: Talent Management Essentials