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ERIC Number: EJ776977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-1045-1595
Mentoring: A Promising Strategy for Creating and Sustaining a Learning Organization
Buck, M. Alison
Adult Learning, v15 n3-4 p8-11 Sum-Fall 2004
Continuous learning at the systems level is increasingly essential as organizations of all types face a rapidly changing environment. The potential role of mentoring relationships in creating and sustaining a learning organization continues to be an important area for research. Mentoring as an organizational learning process can provide the support system for changes that lead to real improvement. Mentoring relationships vary in the amounts of nurture and challenge involved, but typically include both. This article reviews some of the recent learning organization literature that addresses this topic, provides a specific example of mentoring in action from the author's organizational experience, and presents suggestions for future research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A