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christine Tuitoek
Kenya

Mentoring in Various Cultures

In African culture especially in our region, mentoring is very important for the growth of a child. It is carried out at an early stage or let me say unconsciously by the parents, aunties or uncles of the child.
Mentoring brings about good family values and excellent upbringing of any child. We believe mentoring is a unique way of instilling societal and family values and standards to the young ones by the grown up adults.
 

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Dr. Alan Williams
Professor, Thailand
 

My Wonderful Mentors

Just to share personal experiences on mentoring. I joined an oil multinational as a management trainee 45+ years ago. At that time the company had a wonderful mentoring activity but I was more than lucky, I had a wonderful mentor in Australia and because I was quickly assigned to a project team working two weeks in Aust., and two weeks in Singapore, for 2 years, my Australian mentor asked an old company friend in Singapore to also be my mentor. He was a wonderful old Chinese man who shared many wonderful insights into corporate work and life and life in general. Both mentors always kept regular contact with me, both were good listeners and both had lots of things to share that, at my young age, I was very nave about. They often followed up / returned to previous conversations to keep me focused. I had both western and oriental flavor and I have no doubt it put me into a direction which ultimately brought me success in business and in personal life.

 
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MARTIN Christian
Consultant, France
 

Mentors from Different Cultures

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More on Mentoring:
Summary
Discussion Topics
topic Why is Mentoring Under-utilized?
topic Finding a Good Mentor
🔥 Should Mentoring be Mandatory?
topic Effective Mentor Competencies
topic More Managers with Mentoring Skills Needed
topic How to Become an Expert (Quickly)
topic Mentor Traits and Requirements
topic Mentoring is Giving a Person a Passion of Following his own Way
topic Can One Combine Networking for a Job with Mentoring?
topic Formalized versus Instinctive Mentoring
topic Do Organizations Know what it Takes to MENTOR New Personnel?
topic Phases in Mentoring Relationships
topic Mentoring of Students
topic What is Mentoring? Mentoring is ...
topic The Effect of Values of Society Upon Mentoring
👀Mentoring in Various Cultures
topic Using Mentoring for Breaking the Glass Ceiling?
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SIG Leader

Do you know a lot about Mentoring? Become our SIG Leader

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