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Power Mentoring

Power Mentoring - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0787979522

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ISBN13: 978-0787979522
ISBN10: 078797952X
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Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 2005
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Power Mentoring - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0787979522

Ensher

ISBN13: 978-0787979522
ISBN10: 078797952X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Written to reflect the realities of today's business environment ''Power Mentoring'' is a nuts-and-bolts guide for anyone who wants to create a connection with a protege or mentor or to improve a current mentoring relationship. Filled with illustrative examples and candid insights from fifty of America's most successful mentors and proteges ''Power Mentoring'' unlocks the secrets of great mentoring relationships and shows how anyone (including those who are well established in their careers or those who are just starting out) can become a successful mentor or protege. Based on compelling interviews from Ellen Ensher and Susan Murphy's own research this important resource explains what it takes to develop a ''power mentoring'' network consisting of a variety of mentors across a range of organizations and industries. The authors provide strategies for establishing such power mentoring relationships outline the best practices and offer insights from mentors and proteges in a variety of fields including technology politics and the media.

Author Bio

Ellen A. Ensher is an associate professor of management at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles California Susan Elaine Murphy is an associate professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College and the associate dean of the Henry R. Kravis Leadership Institute in Claremont California

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Power Mentoring. Who Are Our Power Mentors and Proteges? The Changing Career Landscape. Overview of the Book.

2 The Many Faces of Power Mentoring. Classic Versus Contemporary Approaches to Mentoring. The Many Types of Power Mentoring. Conclusion.

3 Mentoring as a Two-Way Street: Benefits of Giving and Receiving. Give-and-Take in Power Mentoring Relationships. Road Map to This Chapter. Meet the Power Mentors and Proteges: Stories of Give-and-Take. Summary of Benefits for Proteges and Mentors. Conclusion.

4 The Mind of the Mentor. Mental Models: The Philosophies of Mentoring. The Mentor's Attraction to the Protege. The Perfect Protege. Tests and Challenges. Conclusion.

5 The Protege's Perspective: How to Get and Keep a Power Mentor. Initiation and Attraction. Developing Trust in the Mentoring Relationship. Identifying a Power Mentor. Cultivating the Art of Impression Management. Developing a Goal-Oriented Attitude. Forming Connection Strategies. Conclusion.

6 Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relationships. Building Blocks of Effective Relationships. Defining Moments. Deepening the Mentoring Relationship. Conclusion.

7 Power Mentoring and You. The Relationship Development Plan. Conclusion.

8 Conclusion: What We Have Learned About Mentoring in Today's Work Environment. Turning Everyday Mentoring into Power Mentoring. What We Know About Effective Mentoring Relationships. What We Are Still Learning About Mentoring Relationships. The Lessons of Power Mentoring for Formal Mentoring Programs. Getting a Formal Mentoring Program Off the Ground. Conclusion.

Appendix A: The Interviewees.

Appendix B: Studying Power Mentoring Relationships.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Index.

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