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Leading Results: Mentoring in Tough Financial Times

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Purpose - This paper discusses the importance of great mentoring to those with financial responsibilities during tough economic times. Design/methodology/approach - This paper pulls from field literature two sets of attributes and considerations of skills needed to be a great mentor. Findings - It is important that persons with financial responsibilities are not overlooked in the mentoring process in order to direct their energies into positive actions. Research limitations/implications - The methods and skills discussed in this paper will need to be customized for individual emotional reactions to changing economic situations. Practical implications - This paper provides an explanation of the qualities needed by mentors to create a positive result. Originality/value - Readers are encouraged to expand upon these concepts in order to become better mentors.

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Publication
Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, Vol. 24 Iss: 1.
Language: English
Date: 2011
Keywords
Mentors, financial responsibilities, emotional reactions