Mentoring functions: Interpersonal tensions are associated with mentees’ creative achievement.

@article{Form2017MentoringFI,
  title={Mentoring functions: Interpersonal tensions are associated with mentees’ creative achievement.},
  author={Sven Form and Kerrin Schlichting and Christian Kaernbach},
  journal={Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={440-450}
}
There are different functions a mentor can perform for a mentee. The literature on mentoring creativity reveals many proposed functions for mentees' creativity like advancing relevant skills, role-modeling, career-related and psychosocial support. However, only qualitative studies actually investigated how different functions each contribute each specifically to mentees' creativity. Accordingly, research broadly discusses “mentoring works”, but no quantitative study looked further into… 

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