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Potential Benefits from Dartmouth Mentor Exchange

Potential Benefits from Dartmouth Mentor Exchange

Potential Benefits to the Mentee

• Higher levels of job, pay and career satisfaction
• Decreased role stress and role conflict
• Greater organizational commitment
• Decreased intention to quit
• Greater perceptions of fairness
• Higher levels of citizenship behaviors

Potential Benefits to the Mentor

• Greater internal satisfaction and fulfillment
• Stimulation by the mentee's ideas
• An increased opportunity to make productive use
of his/her own knowledge and expertise
• Organizational recognition for his/her capabilities
as a teacher and advisor
• Esteem among peers and supervisors
• Improvement of his/her own managerial skills

Potential Benefits to the Organization

• Increased employee productivity and competence
• Lower turnover rates
• The use of an additional tool for educating
and socializing employees on organizational values,
goals, politics, history, and performance
• Enhances organizational commitment by employees
• The use of an additional tool for developing
women and minorities
• The use of an additional resource for developing
managerial talent


Last Updated: 6/29/09