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men·tor

 (mĕn′tôr′, -tər)
n.
1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. Mentor Greek Mythology Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
v. men·tored, men·tor·ing, men·tors
v.intr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
v.tr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).

[French Mentor, Mentor, from Latin Mentōr, from Greek; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mentoring

(ˈmɛntərɪŋ)
n
(Commerce) (in business) the practice of assigning a junior member of staff to the care of a more experienced person who assists him in his career
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This finding is indicative of the fact that even though formal mentoring process is established in these two public sector organizations, possibly meetings are not structured in a routine manner and hence mentees were meeting their mentors only when there was a requirement.
As a leadership developmental tool, the utility of mentoring and the mentoring process has been well established (Bass, 2008; Chun, Sosik, & Yun, 2012).
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