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How mentors make a growing impact: “Wise, trusted advisors”

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 1 June 2004

Abstract

There is something appealing about the idea of mentoring as a form of management development. In the fiercely competitive business world, the notion that a “wise or trusted advisor or guide” (to use the Collins English Dictionary definition) will be assigned to help young people who are breaking their free enterprise teeth, is attractive. Mentoring has become established, of course, for the highly pragmatic reason that organizations will gain some benefit from lessons learned by their emerging talents.

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(2004), "How mentors make a growing impact: “Wise, trusted advisors”", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 18 No. 3, pp. 29-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777280410527401

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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