Developing Performance Mentoring Handbook

Ehrich, Lisa C. (2013) Developing Performance Mentoring Handbook. The State of Queensland (Department of Education, Training and Employment).

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Abstract

Over the last 40 years, the term mentoring has been hailed as an important workplace learning activity, and applied in a variety on contexts such as government departments, hospitals, schools and community settings. It has been used to support the learning and development of new employees and leaders, as well as for the purposes of talent management and retention. Not surprisingly, its meaning often depends on the purpose for which it has been used and the particular context in which it has been applied.

Most adults can identify a person who has had a major positive impact on their lives, e.g. a boss, a coach or a teacher, who has acted as a mentor to them. Today, organisations are embracing the concept of mentoring as a professional development too through which improvements in efficiency, productivity and the passing of corporate knowledge and leadership skills can occur.

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ID Code: 65583
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Keywords: mentoring, coaching, government, mentors, handbook
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 State of Queensland, (Department of Education, Training and Employment)
Deposited On: 02 Jan 2014 22:47
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2017 04:45

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