Factors influencing success or failure in the mentoring process

How this chapter will help you

It is vital to bear in mind the factors influencing success or failure of a mentoring programme. This chapter will make it easier to understand a set of parameters you have to consider during the mentoring programme.

Before implementing mentoring programmes, you need to be aware of potential pitfalls to be avoided. Some factors have a negative influence on the mentoring process and can jeopardise a mentoring programme. Generally speaking, these negative factors refer to inadequate understanding of the nature of the mentoring process and the scope of the mentoring process, or inadequate understanding of the role ...

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