Over the past few years, the application of mentoring in business has risen steeply and more organizations than ever are seeking to utilize its power. "Implementing Mentoring Schemes" constitutes the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the design, implementation, evaluation and revitalization of mentoring schemes. Although it can be used as a practical "how-to" guide on implementing mentoring schemes, it is ultimately a book that promotes best practice, combining academic research and case studies with many years of practical experience to produce expert advice. It enables readers to fully understand mentoring and to create state-of-the-art programs. In addition, it establishes a tenable case for mentoring that will greatly assist readers in promoting programs within their organization. It provides a comprehensive, up-to-date guide on mentoring schemes. It illustrates the importance of mentoring schemes for organisations. It includes real-life case studies including British American Tobacco (BAT), British Telecom (BT) and Proctor and Gamble.