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Selecting a mentor: guide for a Protégé

Memon, Jamshed and Abd Rozan, Zaidi and Uddin, Mueen and Shah, Asadullah and , Dzurllkanian (2013) Selecting a mentor: guide for a Protégé. World Applied Sciences Journal , 24 (6). pp. 732-738. ISSN 1818-4952

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The development of entrepreneurial skills within the education system increases the possibility of producing more entrepreneurs in future. Many economists now believe that entrepreneurship plays an important role in economic growth of a country. Entrepreneurial education can be used as a mediation tool for impacting attitude of people towards entrepreneurship.A Mentor plays an important role in entrepreneurial development of an individual. It is a mentor who guide entrepreneur from conception of business to product development and business growth, but in order to provide mentoring a mentor need to have certain qualities and a proven track record. Select the right mentor is most important because a mentor who is incompatible with entrepreneur’s personality or requirement may cost entrepreneur the whole business. This research puts a light on subjective and objective qualities a mentor should possess and will provide a guideline to protégé regarding selection of appropriate mentor.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mentoring; Entrepreneurship; Protégé; Eco System
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H61.8 Communication of information
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB501 Capital. Capitalism
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Depositing User: Prof Asadullah Shah
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2013 16:17
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2021 10:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/31668

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