Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring

ISBN-10: 0874254698

ISBN-13: 9780874254693

Edition: 1999

Authors: Norman Cohen

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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring is a practical reference in a format that provides quick access to the important concepts and techniques of a powerful one-to-one learning model.
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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Human Resource Development Press
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 111
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

The author of "The Torah on One Foot," Norman Wilfred Cohen, was born in Coventry in 1923, grew up during the Blitz and served in the British Army for 5 years during World War 2, nbsp;He came to Jerusalem where he and his wife now live in 1985.nbsp; nbsp;Stories of his childhood and war experiences which include landing in Normandy on D-Day and being one of the last people to see the notorious Nazi war criminal, Heinrich Himmler alive, moments before he committed suicide, are included in the "Memoirs of Norman Wilfred Cohen," which is also available on Amazon.nbsp;

General Introduction: the Manager's Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring
Mentoring Today
Organization of Work
Additional Information about Mentoring
The Mentor Role: an Introduction
The Six Mentoring Dimensions
Planned Sessions
Holistic Experience
Active Participation
Ideal vs. Realistic
The Complete Mentor Role: Actions and Purpose
Relationship Dimension
Informative Dimension
Facilitative Dimension
Confrontive Dimension
Mentor Model Dimension
Employee Vision Dimension
Phases of the Mentoring Relationship
Concept of Phases
Outline of Phases
Applying the Six Mentor Dimensions
Relationship Dimension--Trust
Familiarity--Pluses and Minuses
Minimal or No Prior Contact
The Need to Create Trust
The Mentee Experience--Acceptance vs. Invalidation
Refrain from Instant Disagreement
Timing of Remarks
Avoid Inappropriate Competition
Informative Dimension--Advice
Avoid the Quick Fix
Be Alert to Old Patterns
Tailored Advice, Not Platitudes
Use of the Mentee Profile Form
Assessing the Value of Information
Facilitative Dimension--Alternatives
Sometimes a Difficult Process
Stress and Education
Value of Discomfort
Learning to Interpret Stress
Protecting Mentee Decisions
Confrontive Dimension--Challenge
Four Important Variables
Respect as a Stabilizer
Sufficient Time to Respond
Insight and Change
Mentor Model Dimension--Motivation
Value of Self-Disclosure
Issues of Disclosure
Dealing with Risk
Personalize the Relationship
Employee Vision Dimension--Initiative
Mentee Potential
Mentor Reservations
Communicating Concern
Consequences of Avoidance
Advocacy Viewpoint
Initiating and Managing Change
Mentor Satisfaction with Results
Maintaining Records of Mentoring Sessions
Purpose of Notes
Suggested Form for Records
Mentee Learning Activities
A Practitioner's Reference--Utilizing the Principles of Adult Mentoring Inventory
Purpose of Practitioner's Reference
Organization of Material
Relationship Dimension
Summary of Relationship Statements
Informative Dimension
Summary of Informative Statements
Facilitative Dimension
Summary of Facilitative Statements
Confrontive Dimension
Summary of Confrontive Statements
Mentor Model Dimension
Summary of Mentor Model Statements
Employee Vision Dimension
Summary of Employee Vision Statements
A Concise View of the Six Mentoring Dimensions
Relationship Dimension
Informative Dimension
Facilitative Dimension
Confrontive Dimension
Mentor Model Dimension
Employee Vision Dimension
About the Author
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