Mentorship

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Ministry of Education, Science Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ternopil National Economic University Department of Foreign Languages in International Economic Activity

Report:

"Mentorship"

Prepared by:

Vadim Yavych

student of group MZED-21

Supervised by:

Shtokhman L.M.

Ternopil-2011
Content
Introduction…………………………………………………………….……3 1. Description of mentorship and it’s historical background………….........….4 2. Mentoring in business …………………………………............…………...7 3. Tips about mentoring……………………………………..………………...10 3.1 If you are a mentor..………………………………………..…………..10 3.1 If you are a mentee.…………………………………………………….11 Conclusions.…………………………….……………….………...……….13 List of references…………………………………….……………...….…..14

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It is almost inevitable. When you are at a dinner honoring someone in your profession, or if you have just watched the recent Tony Awards presentation, when the honoree is presented his or her award, in the ensuing speech they will thank not only their agent, and their family, they will often name one or more individuals without whom they would not have achieved this honor. Although they may be mentioned by a different name or title – it could be trusted advisor, boss, professor, or colleague, typically the people that are mentioned are actually mentors. Research in both educational settings and in the workplace indicates that students and employees alike are more likely to succeed if they have had a mentor. Although mentors are useful for everyone, sometimes organizations implement mentoring programs to support particular parts of their populations, often newer employees. And while mentoring programs are always set up with the best of intentions, their results are often mixed. Relevance of research. Today’s business world is very competitive. For a young businessman surviving alone is almost impossible. That’s why there is necessity for mentors in business. Much more than this people who have experience of scientific research is much more competitive in the labor market. That’s why learning about mentoring is so important for future managers. Research purpose. The purpose of our research is summarizing general information about mentorship and mentoring. Practical importance of research. Practical importance of research is in helping people who are connected with mentorship. It will help both people who are mentors and the ones who are mentees.

1. Description of mentorship and it’s historical background

Mentorship refers to a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The person in receipt of mentorship may be referred to as a protégé (male), a protégée (female), an apprentice or, in recent years, a mentee. "Mentoring" is a process that always involves communication and is relationship based, but its precise definition is elusive. One definition of the many that have been proposed, is Mentoring is a process for the informal transmission of knowledge, social capital, and the psychosocial support perceived by the recipient as relevant to work, career, or professional development; mentoring entails informal communication, usually face-to-face and during a sustained period of time, between a person who is perceived to have greater relevant knowledge, wisdom, or experience (the mentor) and a person who is perceived to have less (the protégé)". Mentoring in Europe has existed since at least Ancient Greek times. Since the 1970s it has spread in the United States of America mainly in training contexts and it has been described as "an innovation in American management". There are many perspectives on the definition of mentorship, especially since the relatively recent popularity of personal and professional coaching. Traditionally, mentorship might have been described as the activities conducted by a person (the mentor)...
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