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Exploring Mentoring as a Tool for Career Advancement of Academics in Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia


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Ismail, Maimunah and Lawrence, Arokiasamy (2007) Exploring Mentoring as a Tool for Career Advancement of Academics in Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia. The Journal of International Social Research, 1 (1). pp. 135-148. ISSN 1307-9581

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Mentoring refers to a dyadic relationship between a more experienced member of an organization with a less experienced individual. Mentoring provides support as a mentor acts as a role model. Mentoring is important for organizational development as it implies workplace learning and leadership principles in career advancement. The functions of a mentor are to teach, coach, support and guide a protégé, to progress in his/her career. This article theoretically explores the roles of mentoring in career advancement of academics in private higher education institutions.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: The Journal of International Social Research
Keywords: Academic, Career Advancement, Mentoring, and Private Higher Education Institutions
Depositing User: Fazlin Hj. Shamsudin
Date Deposited: 31 May 2011 10:51
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2015 16:03
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/12532
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