Mentoring For Individuals and Organisations


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Presentation given to CIPD West London Branch mentors. Exploring traits of successful mentoring techniques and organisational culture which supports and benefits from mentoring.

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Mentoring For Individuals and Organisations

  1. 1. Mentoring For Individuals and Organisations CIPD West London Branch, 20 October 2011 Paul Massey Managing Director,
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>A chance to reflect on your CIPD West London mentoring experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Consider your experiences in the context of your Organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Food for thought - mentoring scheme case studies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Expectations of CIPD mentoring scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Think about some of the benefits you have received from the scheme. </li></ul><ul><li>Has your experience aligned with your expectations? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>David Megginson & </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Bright; </li></ul><ul><li>EMCC Conference 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Learnings from a </li></ul><ul><li>Multinational Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Scheme’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Mentoring Organisation <ul><li>Mentoring cannot be separated from the social context. </li></ul><ul><li>Culture of Organisation can support and sustain mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible individual and organisation aspirations. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Types of mentoring programs <ul><li>Traditional Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Reverse Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Group Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>E-mentoring </li></ul><ul><li> Drop-in mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Within or Between Organisations </li></ul>
  7. 7. Efes Beer Group Global Mentoring <ul><ul><li>Turkish based, significant European brewer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSR and Corporate Governance importance with tradition of family ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring Scheme Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>professional and personal growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exchange experience, know-how & knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>personal development, professional relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>learn mentoring & coaching methodology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>support international corporate culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further information from scheme consultants Tim Bright and David Megginson </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Efes Beer Group Global Mentoring <ul><ul><li>Summary of Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One year mentoring programme, recommended one mentoring meeting per month, of 2 hours. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants are volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not used as an assessment or evaluation tool.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only two rules – confidentiality and mentors and line managers not to discuss the mentee. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial workshops in Moscow for 3 days. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>360 degrees feedback and networking event and mentee feedback to assist with matching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matched on third day and held initial meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget agreed for next 2 meetings to be face to face then up to pairs - face to face; email and video conference - blended mentoring </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Efes Beer Group Global Mentoring <ul><li>Strengths and Development areas – all participants have gone through development centres, one aim was to match mentee’s key development area with mentor’s strength. </li></ul><ul><li>Matching paid attention to diversity of gender and ethnicity meeting diversity goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoided ‘skill decay’ by immediate first meeting and supervision/preparation during workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>High level buy in with CEO presenting at workshop and discussing own mentors. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Designing the Scheme impacts effectiveness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Duration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matching principles - diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity of matching team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring contract </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Mentoring as Partnership <ul><li>Back Up Foundation and Harris Cartier LLP </li></ul><ul><li>Charity for Spinal Chord Injury Solicitors </li></ul><ul><li>CSR is Good Business! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mentoring as Partnership <ul><li>Back-Up Buddy Scheme - lawyers support activities for injured </li></ul><ul><li>Firm sponsors mentoring scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Funding award recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Closely linked to business of acting for those with spinal chord injuries </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mentoring as Partnership <ul><li>Kent Pattinson, Partner at Harris Cartier LLP </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The concept of peer mentoring is a core value to our firm. Our solicitors who act for clients with spinal cord injury are deeply involved with Back Up on a personal level. Both Back Up and Harris Cartier LLP agree that our long term relationship is mutually beneficial and has deeply impacted the quality of service we both provide to the spinal cord injured community.&quot; </li></ul>
  14. 14. Mentoring as Part Organisational Culture <ul><li>Individuals trained as mentors impact upon organisational culture: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring as Career Path </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring as Management Style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring as Change Management and Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mentoring as a part of the HR toolkit. </li></ul><ul><li>Further reading: Garvey, Stokes,Megginson, Coaching and Mentoring in Practice </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Time For Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>What is your organisation doing in this space? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the opportunities? </li></ul>How can social media help?
  16. 17. Mentor Scheme Management Match members Email easily Organise events and training
  17. 18. Thank you! paul.massey@ mentorwell .com 07919 116799