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Coaching vs. Mentoring

Define coaching and explain its relationship with the term mentoring.

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Coaching and mentoring are often confused as they have much in common. Both coaching and mentoring have the purpose of improving one's knowledge, skills, and abilities to ultimately increase performance (Chakravarthy, 2011). Coaching can be defined as the process of bringing about improvement in skills or abilities for a given task. Coaching and ...

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This solution provides a definition of coaching, some similarities and differences between coaching and mentoring, and links to related websites.