Mentoring Hinders Innovation Sriram, Manager, India, Member Where mentoring helps a new member of the organization a lot in knowing the established practices and processes, it closes the doors of innovation. A free thinking mind can come with new approaches and ideas, so that the existing practices and processes can be reviewed and re-looked. I feel the newcomer whether with experience or without, can contribute a great deal of knowledge.
Mentoring must be restricted to give the perspective of the current practices and processes, and encourage new ideas for improvements. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
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Rumbiey Muchenje, Entrepreneur, China, Member I believe that a good mentor will leave enough room for the mentee to be innovative. Where there is no room it means that the mentor is not performing his duty right.
One of the ultimate roles of the mentor is to leave the mentee to make his/her own descions and only give advise on the the descision making.