Tag Archives: Boundaries

Case: The Transition to Senior Author

Key Phrases: Transitions in authorship sequence Acknowledging, without crediting, senior mentorship Unspoken expectations Bill couldn’t decide what to do. He felt sure that he should be senior author on the papers that lay on the desk in front of him, … Continue reading

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Structuring the Mentoring Relationship:
Readings and articles

Collins E. 360 degree mentoring. Harvard Management Update. 2008; Reprint No. U0803B. This brief article suggests developing a network of mentors and seeking mentorship from peers and subordinates, as well as from those higher on the organizational chart, who might … Continue reading

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Mentoring Agreements

While mentoring relationships may be formal or informal and will likely evolve over time, a practical and thoughtful Mentoring Agreement can help both mentor and mentee discuss the important elements of their relationship and create a more mutually beneficial mentoring … Continue reading

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Structuring the Mentoring Relationship:
Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Getting Started Like any other relationship, the two parties in a mentorship need to introduce themselves to each other,including their professional and personal identities. The mentor should model this, leading off by telling something about her professional career: what she … Continue reading

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Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Case: Who is a Mentor?

Key Phrases: Understanding the mentoring relationship Clarifying expectations Establishing boundaries and responsibilities Developing a process for evaluation and communication Formal and informal mentorship David’s Perspective David is having trouble with his mentor, Ralph. David got to know Ralph during his … Continue reading

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