An Examination of Personality on Mentoring and Coaching Relationships

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Title:
An Examination of Personality on Mentoring and Coaching Relationships
Author:
Lim, Gabriel Abad
Issue Date:
2015
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
Mentoring and coaching programs have been shown to be effective in giving student teachers skills that transfer over to the workplace. Part of an effective mentoring or coaching relationship is the quality of the relationship between the mentor and the protégé. Previous research suggests that personality tends to predict the quality of a mentoring relationship; high openness, high conscientiousness, and low neuroticism tend to positively predict the reception of mentoring and coaching. The formation of a mentoring relationship may be established either face-to-face or via online communication. The research reported here examines the personality data of eleven participants in a hybrid face-to-face/online mentoring and coaching program for student teachers. Survey data measuring personality and relationship quality was collected. Given insufficient data or power to perform a statistical analysis, t-tests of mean differences were conducted to detect any existing trends between openness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and relationship quality. Except for neuroticism, the findings lacked sufficient power to detect any trends.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.A.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Psychology
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Lunsford, Laura

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleAn Examination of Personality on Mentoring and Coaching Relationshipsen_US
dc.creatorLim, Gabriel Abaden
dc.contributor.authorLim, Gabriel Abaden
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractMentoring and coaching programs have been shown to be effective in giving student teachers skills that transfer over to the workplace. Part of an effective mentoring or coaching relationship is the quality of the relationship between the mentor and the protégé. Previous research suggests that personality tends to predict the quality of a mentoring relationship; high openness, high conscientiousness, and low neuroticism tend to positively predict the reception of mentoring and coaching. The formation of a mentoring relationship may be established either face-to-face or via online communication. The research reported here examines the personality data of eleven participants in a hybrid face-to-face/online mentoring and coaching program for student teachers. Survey data measuring personality and relationship quality was collected. Given insufficient data or power to perform a statistical analysis, t-tests of mean differences were conducted to detect any existing trends between openness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and relationship quality. Except for neuroticism, the findings lacked sufficient power to detect any trends.en
dc.typetexten
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.A.en
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplinePsychologyen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
dc.contributor.advisorLunsford, Lauraen
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