Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2017)

What Career Benefits can Mentoring Truly Bring for Protégé? Evidence from Meta-Analysis

Authors
Zhihui Cheng, Yi Han, Jingtao Fu
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Zhihui Cheng
Available Online June 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-17.2017.47How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Mentoring; Mentor; Prot,g,; Career benefits; Meta-analysis
Abstract
Mentoring has been regarded as an effective approach to develop human resources in organizations, for its close association with the career development and growth of both mentor and prot,g,. Mentoring is conducive to benefit newcomers or prot,g,s' career via providing vocational support, psychosocial support and role modeling. Results from a meta-analysis of 83 independent samples (N=13,614) documented in the relevant empirical literatures revealed that mentoring was positively related to job satisfaction, organizational commitment, task performance, OCB, career prospects, career satisfaction, but turnover. Moreover, the relationship between mentoring and compensation was not so robust. Finally, contributions and limitations were also discussed.
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