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An Investigation of Personal Learning in Mentoring Relationships: Content, Antecedents, and Consequences
Melenie J. Lankau and Terri A. Scandura
The Academy of Management Journal
Vol. 45, No. 4 (Aug., 2002), pp. 779-790
Published by: Academy of Management
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3069311
Page Count: 12
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To examine antecedents and consequences of learning in the context of mentoring relationships, we developed a new measure of personal learning, relational job learning and personal skill development. The presence of a mentor and mentoring functions were found to be antecedents of personal learning. Job satisfaction, role ambiguity, intentions to leave a job (turnover intentions), and actual leaving (turnover) were found to be consequences of personal learning. This study also explored personal learning as a mediator between mentoring functions and organizational consequences. Implications for future research and practice are discussed.
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