Making Mentoring Work (Report)Jan 19, 2010
Making Mentoring Work offers insights gathered from years of Catalyst work and expertise in this area to help organizations maximize their mentoring efforts. It includes information on building robust formal mentoring programs from the ground up as well as on ways to leverage existing formal mentoring programs. It also offers questions to guide organizational thinking around formal mentoring efforts.
Report highlights include:
- A brief research overview demonstrating the importance of formal mentoring, mentoring relationships, and how they are best maximized.
- Insights on formal mentoring for career development, designing effective accountability mechanisms, and robust ways to measure and track formal mentoring, including return on investment (ROI).
- Self-assessments that allow organizations to gauge the effectiveness of their formal mentoring programs and provide further guidance to them in their mentoring efforts.
- In-depth Practices showcasing innovative mentoring programs.