ERIC Number: EJ1027498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
Examining the Mentoring Relationships of Women Working in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration
Bower, Glenna G.; Hums, Mary A.
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, v22 n1 p4-19 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine mentoring relationships of women working within intercollegiate athletic administration. More specifically, the mentor characteristics and the career and psychosocial benefits of having a mentor in intercollegiate athletic administration were the focus of the study. The population for this study was all 1,834 women working in intercollegiate athletic administration. Several practical implications for women wanting to work with a mentor in intercollegiate athletic administration arose from the data and included counseling, role modeling, acceptance and confirmation, coaching, and exposure and visibility.
Descriptors: Mentors, Females, College Athletics, Administrators, National Surveys, Athletic Coaches, Counseling, Role Models, Coaching (Performance), Interpersonal Relationship, Online Surveys, Demography, Administrator Characteristics, Measures (Individuals), Credibility, Social Networks, Social Psychology, Career Development, Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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