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ERIC Number: EJ838010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0912
Making Mentoring Stick: A Case Study
Karallis, Takis; Sandelands, Eric
Education & Training, v51 n3 p203-209 2009
Purpose: This paper seeks to provide a case study of the mentoring process within Kentz Engineers & Constructors. Design/methodology/approach: The paper reflects the experiences of those leading the mentoring process within Kentz with insights extracted from a process of action, reflection and live experimentation. Findings: The paper concludes that mentoring is effective in the early stages of careers, but that care needs to be taken to ensure that organization-wide mentoring programmes achieve their objectives. Research limitations/implications: Findings are based on the experiences of one company and further research would be needed in order to generalize from these findings. Originality/value: The mentoring process analysed is unique to Kentz Engineers & Constructors, drawing on lessons from the broader literature. Published papers from the construction industry are rare in comparison with other market sectors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ireland