Author(s): Peter Wilson
Recent research shows mentoring is the most important source of learning at work after on the job experience, and moreover its a critical life skill for everyone. Make Mentoring Work sets out what mentoring is, and how its been used by Australias best leaders in business, education, politics, public and sporting life. The vast majority had great mentors in their own lives, and all have now taken on that role themselves. Human resouces expert author, mentor and mentee, Peter Wilson examines best-practice mentoring programs, the dos and donts for mentors and mentees, and how to get the most out of a mentoring relationship. He also shares his own facinating mentoring experiences. Make Mentoring Work is a must-read for anyone considering the role of mentor or mentee, or developing their own mentoring program.
PETER WILSON AM is the National President (Chairman) of the Australian Human Resources Institute Limited (AHRI), Australia's leading professional HR association with 20,000 members, and was recently elected as Secretary-General of the World Federation of People Management Associations, the peak world body for the human resources practitioners covering 700,000 professionals in 95 countries. His executive career spanned 35 years of senior executive roles in the Commonwealth and Victorian Treasuries, Amcor and the ANZ Banking Group. He was CEO of one of Australia's largest private electricity and gas companies, Energy 21, during the 1990s. In April 2003, Peter was awarded the Centenary Medal and in January 2005 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for services to workplace safety and relations and community service. Peter Wilson is widely regarded as Australia's expert on mentoring and is frequently invited to speak on the subject here and abroad.
Foreword by Dave Ulrich Part I: Modern-Day Mentoring Chapter 1 Mentoring - an Art, First and Foremost Chapter 2 Mentoring in Business Chapter 3 Mentoring in the Police Service Chapter 4 Public Service Mentoring Annex to Part I: Corporate and Government Mentoring Programs -Research Survey Results Part II: The Dynamics of Mentoring Chapter 5 Mentoring and Modern Leadership Models Chapter 6 Mentoring, Neuroscience and Positive Psychology Chapter 7 The Mentor's Style, Skills and Attitude Chapter 8 The Mentee's Best Mindset Chapter 9 The Mentoring Relationship Part III: The Power of Mentoring Chapter 10 Mentoring for Cross-Cultural Diversity 159 Chapter 11 Mentoring in a Woman's Career 189 Chapter 12 How the Best get Better - Mentoring Program Excellence Part IV: Learning from My Mentors Chapter 13 Six Mentors in Work & Life Chapter 14 A Mentor from Professional Sports Chapter 15 Life and Death in Shanghai Part V: Moving Ahead with Your Mentoring Chapter 16 Mentoring Wrap Index of Mentoring Programs