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

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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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Academic, Career Advancement, Mentoring, and Private Higher Education Institutions
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher:The Journal of International Social Research
ID Code:12532
Deposited By: Fazlin Hj. Shamsudin
Deposited On:31 May 2011 02:51
Last Modified:31 May 2011 02:54

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