Mentoring and Technology in the Learning Process: E-mentoring

  • Luisa VarrialeEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 2)


The aim of this chapter is to investigate the technology inside the learning process by evidencing how these new tools can improve this significant and critical process examining one innovative technique: mentoring. I want to examine mentoring, recognized as a learning and competence development goal-driven process, supported by new technology in order to understand context and factors of technology that affect mentoring relationships within learning process in any organizations considering their own specific characteristics. This is a theoretical study conducted through a review of the literature, in order to systematize and clarify the main contributions on this topic and to identify new research perspectives.


Technology Learning E-mentoring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ManagementParthenope UniversityNaplesItaly

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