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Yet another reason to focus more on the team and less on individuals

Yet another reason to focus more on the team and less on individuals

Having a team full of superstars doesn’t lead to high performance, according to research by Roderick Swaab. His researches indicate that when two-thirds of the team are star performers, they co-operate less and become more competitive with each other.
How mentoring functions have become a dangerous distraction for research and practice in mentoring

How mentoring functions have become a dangerous distraction for research and practice in mentoring

When Kathy Kram carried out her seminal research into mentoring at the beginning of the 1980s, she focused on a small number (22) of informal mentoring relationships, taking place within a specific cultural context – educated North Americans. She identified a number of themes that recurred in these relationships and, as she herself has readily...
What every HR director should know about coaching and mentoring strategy

What every HR director should know about coaching and mentoring strategy

Although overall spend on training and development has in many organisations been capped or declined during the recession, coaching and mentoring appear to have at least held their own and actually become a more critical part of the L&D offering In part, this is because internally resourced coaching and mentoring are cheaper and proven to...