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| Published: September 25, 2017

Comparison of Formal and Informal Mentoring in Education Sector

, Ms. Poonam Sharma

Research Scholar, Commerce Department, University Of Jammu, Jammu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.122/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.121

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Present study aim is to comparison formal mentoring with informal mentoring in education sector of Jammu province. Dyadic approach has been used (one guide and one scholar) for data collection.  Independent t-test has been used to check significance of difference in the mean scores of two set of respondents. Results revealed that there exist significant differences in the perception of mentees regarding mentoring function in formal and informal mentoring. The mean value is higher for informal setting than the formal setting. Informal mentor provides more   career development, role modeling and psychosocial support to mentee than formal mentors. Although the study contributes to the mentoring literature but the study is limited to education sector in Jammu province only. For future research same study should be conducted to other service sector.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.122/20170404

10.25215/0404.121

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017