Mentoring for Corporate Success New Trends and Issues in Mentoring New Roles and Responsibilities for the Mentor Values and Skills of the Mentor Action Plan, Tools, and Resources Developing an Action Plan and Identifying Strategies for Becoming an Effective Mentor Tools and Resources for Developing and Assisting the Manager/Mentor Resources for the Manager as Mentor
"Want to be valued even more by your organization? Read this book, and grow your people. A valuable resource for any manager who aspires to be a great mentor." -- Peng Soon Lim, President, Learning & Performance Systems
Michael J. Marquardt is Professor of Human Resource Development and Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University. A consultant and training specialist, he is also President of Global Learning Associates and Director of the Global Institute of Action Learning. One of the pioneers of action learning in the United States and around the world, he is an award-winning author of over 80 articles and 15 books in the fields of leadership, learning, globalization, and organizational change, including Building the Learning Organization (Academy of HRD book of the year), Action Learning in Action, Global Teams, and, with Peter Loan, HRD in the Age of Globalization.Peter Loan is a director and principal consultant of Brown and Loan Associates, specializing in management and cross-cultural training. In his long association with the Peace Corps and Sister Cities International, he has trained, managed, and mentored scores of managers and leaders in government, non-profit, and corporate arenas, in the United States and abroad. For many years he led the USDA Graduate School's International Development Seminar. He is the author, with Michael J. Marquardt, of HRD in the Age of Globalization.
"This resource for business managers explains how they can improve their organizations' chances for success by developing the capacity for mentoring others. Diagnostic exercises help readers to assess their strengths and weaknesses and create an action plan for becoming an effective mentor. The authors also review some current trends in mentoring, such as cross-cultural partnerships and action learning." - Reference & Research Book Review