Category: Kathy Kram

New book on workplace mentoring has implications for youth

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring Kathy Kram, School of Management Boston University Professor Kathy Kram and Wendy Murphy, associate professor of management at Babson College, have published a new book titled Strategic Relationships at Work: Creating Your Circle of Mentors, Sponsors, and Peers for Success in Business and Life (McGraw-Hill)… View full article referencing expert Kathy Kram

How to Break Up with Your Mentor

Harvard Business Review “HBR Blog Network” Kathy Kram, School of Management Having a great mentor can do wonders for your professional development and career. But even the best mentoring relationships can run their course or become ineffective… Expert quote: “If in order to grow, it’s necessary to move on, don’t hesitate to break it off.” […]

For Mary Barra, ascent to top of GM started on the factory floor

Christian Science Monitor Kathy Kram, School of Management In taking the helm of General Motors on Tuesday, Mary Barra becomes the first woman to serve as chief executive officer of a major automotive company, a sign that corporate boards and investors increasingly see leaders’ gender as a nonissue and gender diversity perhaps even as an asset… Expert […]