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Toward a Useful Theory of Mentoring: A Conceptual Analysis and Critique
(Sage Publications Inc, 2007-10)
In this review and critique of mentoring theory and research, the authors identify persistent problems in the development of mentoring theory. Their conceptual analysis highlights these problems with a “thought experiment” ...
Public Management Mentoring: What Affects Outcomes?
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
Few research studies focus on public managers’ mentoring and few mentoring studies of any sort include any outcome measure other than reported satisfaction. Our study examines diverse outcomes for a broad-based set of ...
Mentor Matching: A ‘Goodness of Fit’ Model
(Sage Publications Inc, 2008-09)
One of the few mentoring topics that has received little attention in the abundant mentoring literature is the determinants of organically formed – (as opposed for formal program-based) mentoring relationships. We propose ...
Public Management Mentoring: A Three Tier Model
(Sage Publications Inc, 2009-06)
Despite the abundance of literature discussing the individual and organizational outcomes of mentoring, this ‘generic’ literature remains virtually silent on the role of mentoring in the public sector. We review and critique ...
Mentoring and Network Ties
(Sage Publications Inc, 2008-12)
Using questionnaire data obtained from a sample of state government managers, our study examines social capital foci (network ties) of mentoring relations. Others have shown that network ties are relevant to career development ...
Staying Late: Comparing Work Hours in Public and Nonprofit Sectors
(Sage Publications Inc, 2009-09)
Economic theories suggest that work behavior of public and nonprofit employees should resemble one another closely, owing to the lack of profit incentives and managerial or owner oversight of work. However, empirical ...