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April 12, 2012 at 14:04 PM EDT
Research and Markets: The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships (2nd Edition)

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a7f66ddc/the_mentors_guide) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships (2nd Edition)" to their offering.

Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships

Thoughtful and rich with advice, The Mentor's Guide explores the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this unique resource.

Readers will learn how to:

- Assess their readiness to become a mentor

- Establish the relationship

- Set appropriate goals

- Monitor progress and achievement

- Avoid common pitfalls

- Bring the relationship to a natural conclusion

The new edition of this best-selling volume includes expanded coverage of:

- Coaching as distinct from and similar to mentoring

- Diversity and cultural differences between mentors and mentees

- Mentoring at a distance, especially online

Key Topics Covered:

1 Learning: Grounding the Work of Mentoring.

Part One: Considering Context.

2 The Context of Difference: Bringing Who We Are to What We Do.

3 The Context of Connection: Linking Up and Linking In.

Part Two: The Predictable Phases of Mentoring.

4 Preparing: Getting Ready for a Mentoring Relationship.

5 Negotiating: Establishing Agreements.

6 Enabling Growth, Part One: Support, Challenge, and Vision.

7 Enabling Growth, Part Two: Engaging in Feedback and Overcoming Obstacles.

8 Coming to Closure: Looking Back, Moving Forward.

9 Digging Deeper: Reengagement and Resources for Learning.

Author

Lois J. Zachary is an internationally recognized expert on mentoring. She is president of Leadership Development Services, LLC, a Phoenix-based consulting firm that specializes in leadership and mentoring, and is director of its Center for Mentoring Excellence.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a7f66ddc/the_mentors_guide

Source: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

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