Career Benefits Associated With Mentoring for Proteges: A Meta-Analysis
Career benefits, Mentoring
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Meta-analysis was used to review and synthesize existing empirical research concerning the career benefits associated with mentoring for the protege. Both objective (e.g., compensation) and subjective (e.g., career satisfaction) career outcomes were examined. Comparisons of mentored versus nonmemored groups were included, along with relationships between mentoring provided and outcomes. The findings were generally supportive of the benefits associated with mentoring, but effect sizes associated with objective outcomes were small. There was also some indication that the outcomes studied differed in the magnitude of their relationship with the type of mentoring provided (i.e.. career or psychosocial).
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Journal of Applied Psychology, v. 89, issue 1, p. 127-136
Scholar Commons Citation
Allen, Tammy D.; Eby, Lilian T.; Poteet, Mark L.; Lentz, Elizabeth; and Lima, Lizzette, "Career Benefits Associated With Mentoring for Proteges: A Meta-Analysis" (2004). Psychology Faculty Publications. 38.