SECTION FIVE

COACHING AND MENTORING

COACHING AND MENTORING: NEW TWISTS, OLD THEME–AN INTRODUCTION BY BEVERLY KAYE

In the world of organization and human resource development, the concepts of mentoring and coaching are nothing new. Both have always “been there,” usually happening informally, but occasionally “designed” as interventions to solve particular business issues.

The last 5 years have seen a groundswell in both arenas. And it's not just been more of the same; organizations have begun to use mentoring and coaching more purposefully. HR and OD practitioners have worked to utilize both interventions to meet pressing business problems having to do with the development and retention of talent, as well as the growth of future leaders. These ...

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