| Published: September 25, 2017
Comparison of Formal and Informal Mentoring in Education Sector
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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© 2017 Sharma P
Received: August 20, 2017; Revision Received: September 18, 2017; Accepted: September 25, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017