Inside Corporate Mentoring Schemes: A New Agenda Of Concerns

Stephen Gibb, David Megginson

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Reports a survey of 30 UK mentoring scheme organizers by questionnaire, concerning how long schemes had been established, mentor roles, reasons for schemes being introduced, how mentors are selected, how mentors and protégés are matched, and about various aspects of other formal features of the schemes, including confidentiality, mentor development, rewards for mentors, mentor training, fixed periods for mentoring, the use of learning contracts, seniority of managers, mentor/protégé ratios, the evaluation of mentors and schemes, organizational benefits, strengths and weaknesses of schemes and mentoring policies. Proposes a new agenda for those involved in such schemes and for further research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40 –54
JournalPersonnel Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


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