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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2016, Article ID 3975634, 8 pages
Research Article

Mentoring Nurses in Political Skill to Navigate Organizational Politics

1Weitzman Institute, Middletown, CT, USA
2Columbia University School of Nursing and College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

Received 19 April 2016; Accepted 7 September 2016

Academic Editor: Barbara J. Lutz

Copyright © 2016 Wanda Montalvo and Mary W. Byrne. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Perceived similiarity between mentors-proteges is a better predictor of protégé’s satisfaction with and support received from their mentors than is demographic similiarity. In fact deep-level similarity in attitudes, beliefs, and values as well as shared experiences like educational background are likely to influence the mentoring relationship.

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