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  1. 1. MENTOR-PROTÉGÉ RELATIONSHIP Vinod S, MBA Vivekananda institute of management studies Anna University April 24, 2013
  2. 2. Objectives To describe characteristics and elements of an effective mentor-protégé relationship.
  3. 3. Mentor - Protégé Mentor – Origin of term • Greek mythology; Mentor was the ‘friend & counselor”. – Dictionary Meaning • An experienced person who advises and help to an less experienced person Protégé – Origin of term • French; from the past participle of protéger (to protect). – Dictionary Meaning • One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an influential person.
  4. 4. Mentors and Protégés Relationship An organization is the establishment where the protégé or both protégé and mentor work. The organization participates itself as an Artificial person by allowing employees to participate in mentoring program for success and development
  5. 5. Distinguish Between MENTOR PROTEGE Mentor are individual with Advance experience and knowledge. Who support the protégé’s career. Protégé also an individual who receives guidance, coaching and support from the mentor Mentor are usually in Mid career stage Protégé are in their early career stages. Mentor provide support that engage talented protégés to increase job satisfaction and work effectiveness. Protégé contributes the success of mentoring.
  6. 6. Responsibilities of Mentors Physical organization of the firm. Human Resource of the firm. Development of personal Relationship with the protégé. Evaluating the Protégé.
  7. 7. Responsibilities of Proteges Need to demonstrate commitment to the mentoring process. Invest time to gain knowledge of the company. Ask questions and engage in Problem solving. Organizational cultures- way of addressing, dress code.
  8. 8. Qualities of Successful Mentor- Protégé Relationship Mentor Qualities: – Stronger interpersonal skill. – Technical competence/expertise. – Knowledge of organization and profession. – Status/Prestige within the organization and profession. – Ability to share credit. – Patience.
  9. 9. Qualities of Successful Mentor- Protégé Relationship Protégé Qualities: – Self realize growth needs. – A record of accepting challenging assignment. – Ability to perform in more than one skill area. Relationship Qualities: – Voluntary – Mutual understanding – No conflicts between them.
  10. 10. Evolution of Mentor-Protégé Relationship Phase Definition Initiation 6 mo. – 1 year; period during which rlshp gets started & begins to have importance. Cultivation 2 – 5 years; period during which the range of career & psychosocial functions provided expand to maximum. Separation 6 mo. – 2 years; period after a significant change in structural role rlshp &/or in the emotional experience of rlshp Redefinition Indefinite; period during which rlshp ends of takes on different characteristics (i.e peers)
  11. 11. Advantages of Mentoring Helps Mentee “Learn the Ropes” Helps in Career Advancement Makes job interesting and Motivation Promotes Learning and Development Builds Networking Relationships Brings Sense of Achievement.
  12. 12. Disadvantages of Mentoring Dependency on Mentor Mismatch Pair Leads to frustration
  13. 13. THANK YOU