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Management article
Reference no. U0803B
Published by:
Harvard Business Publishing (2008)
in "Harvard Management Update"
4 pages


In today''s business culture, your ideal mentor is not necessarily several rungs up the corporate ladder. Instead, your mentor might actually be a network of five or six individuals from all levels in your organization. Think of it as the 360-degree model of mentoring. In this article, thought leaders and practitioners lay out specific steps to take to wring the most value from your mentoring relationships. Among their advice: Clarify learning goals and expectations upfront. Make every mentoring relationship reciprocal. Keep the commitment strong on both sides - and know how to end the relationship when it''s run its course.


Management development; Organizational learning; Mentoring; Peer assist

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