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ERIC Number: EJ548494
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
The Mentor's Perspective: A Qualitative Inquiry and Future Research Agenda.
Allen, Tammy D.; And Others
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v51 n1 p70-89 Aug 1997
Interviews with 27 mentors were used to categorize mentoring motivations as other-focused or self-focused. Time and organizational structure were inhibiting factors. Mentors were attracted to proteges with desirable traits (ability, motivation, willingness to learn). Mentors received such benefits as networks, self-satisfaction, and job-related rewards. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue on Mentoring in Organizations.