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Mentors and career development: Influential factors for engineering protégés

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 23 July 2019

Issue publication date: 29 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Mentors can positively impact on job performance and career development of protégés. By focusing on critical factors, organizations are able to optimize mentoring effectiveness that might be further enhanced through a consideration of characteristics unique to the specific field.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2019), "Mentors and career development: Influential factors for engineering protégés", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 27 No. 5, pp. 22-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-04-2019-0101

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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