Bibliography last updated August 10, 2015
The AMA Guide to Management Development by Daniel R. Tobin and Margaret S. Pettingell. 2008.
The authors discuss the topics of executive training, leadership, mentoring in business, and career development. 658.4 T629a
Best Practices: Managing People: Secrets to Leading for New Managers by Barry Silverstein. 2007.
In an easy-to-read format the author presents information about managing and mentoring employees. 658.4 S587b
Coaching and Mentoring: Practical Conversations to Improve Learning by Eric Parsloe and Melvin Leedham. 2009.
The authors cover the topics of mentoring in business, coaching of employees, and organizational learning. 658.3124 P266c
Coaching and Mentoring: What They Are and How to Make the Most of Them by Jane Renton. 2009.
Renton explains what coaching and mentoring are, and outlines the different types and costs of each of them. 658.3124 R422c
Coaching for Leadership: The Practice of Leadership Coaching from the World’s Greatest Coaches edited by Marshall Goldsmith and Laurence Lyons. 2006.
This guide offers advice and practical information about how to effectively coach and mentor. 658.4071 C652
The Elements of Mentoring by W. Brad Johnson and Charles R. Ridley. 2008.
Johnson and Ridley detail the topics of mentoring in business, mentoring in education, and employee counseling in this guide. 658.3124 J71e
Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career by Sylvia Hewlett. 2013. 650.14 H612f
Designed for workers who want to focus on getting ahead, this title contains information about how to get a sponsor at work.
Improving Employee Performance Through Appraisal and Coaching by Donald L. Kirkpatrick. 2006. Using case studies, the author guides managers and human resources personnel in how to improve performance. Appraisal forms that come from actual corporations are included with the text. 658.3 K59i
The Manager as Mentor by Michael J. Marquardt and Peter Loan. 2006.
The authors discuss methods for establishing a mentoring program and the current trends in mentoring. 658.3 M357m
The Manager’s Guide to Mentoring by Curtis J. Crawford. 2010.
Mr. Crawford presents the topic of mentoring in business to his readers. 658.3124 C899m
Mentoring 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know by John C. Maxwell. 2008.
Mr. Maxwell’s manual on mentoring includes the following topics: what to know before you start, how to have a mentor’s mind-set, whom to mentor, and how to create a mentoring environment. 658 M465m
The Power of Ren: China’s Coaching Phenomenon by Eva Wong and Lawrence Leung. 2007.
The president of Top Human Group explains to readers the coaching method she developed and how it can improve their skills and the skills of their employees. This method is a mixture of Western management styles and Eastern philosophies. 658.3 W872p
Teach What You Know: A Practical Leader’s Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring by Steve Trautman. 2007.
Trautman explains the concept of peer mentoring, and he lists ways that this process can be used to aid in training and knowledge transfer. Sample training plans are included. 658.3 T677t
The authors present the methods used by Toyota executives to motivate, encourage, and lead their employees to become the best at their jobs. 658.3124 L727tt