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Paradigms of Mentoring Process


  • Kollan Bharti
  • Parikh Indira J


The paper “Paradigms of Mentoring Process” focuses on the terminology of mentoring and examines how this process of mentoring can be translated into an organizational setup. The paper talks about: 1. The critical dimensions of the framework of Mentor-Mentee interface 2. The characteristics of each partner viz., Mentor and Mentee 3. What benefits both Mentor and Mentee get through such initiation 4. What are the stipulated do’s and donts, which provide a guideline for the Mentor and Mentee 5. Facilitation of laid out roadmaps 6. The possible pitfalls, which both the partner as well as the organization need to be aware of. The paper also describes the role of mentoring in business organizations, which can positively impact the careers of the new entrants and prove beneficial both for the Mentor and the organization, if the process is inducted effectively.

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  • Kollan Bharti & Parikh Indira J, 2004. "Paradigms of Mentoring Process," IIMA Working Papers WP2004-03-05, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
  • Handle: RePEc:iim:iimawp:wp01803

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    1. Morris, Sebastian, 1997. "Why Not Push for 9% Growth?," IIMA Working Papers WP1997-04-01_01440, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
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