publication . Doctoral thesis . 2006

A Qualitative Study of Mentoring in a Multicultural Educational Work Setting: A Cross-Racial, Cross-Cultural and, Cross-Age Perspective of Two Women

Toppin, Claudette V.;
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  • Published: 06 Apr 2006
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
This qualitative study explored a number of paradoxes embedded in the mentoring phenomenon. Designed as cross-dimensional case study, the questions sought to better understand: (a) what challenges and barriers did the mentor and mentee face in their cross-racial, cross-cultural, and/or cross-age peer mentoring relationship in this specific organization? (b) How did the mentor and mentee address cross-racial, cross-cultural, and cross-age barriers? (c) What skills and/or competencies, as perceived by the mentor and menteeâ s experiences are needed to make a cross-racial, cross-cultural, and cross-age peer mentoring relationship successful? The unit of analysis fo...
free text keywords: Multicultural Knowledge, Peer Mentoring. Multicultural Mentoring, Cross-Racial Mentoring, Cross-Cultural, Professional Growth
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