Mentors Role In Knowledge Society

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A Mentors role and responsibility for effective teamwork in a changing knowledge society. Knowledge Society is a fundamental role in the future development of our way of learning. A knowledge society is one that creates, shares, and uses knowledge for the common good of all involved. Knowledge defined by Collins Dictionary as “facts or experiences known by a person; state of knowing; specific information on a subject (Brookes Ian, 2016) it may be shown that this is indeed of benefit to a Mentor Role whom must be well informed when taking responsibility within a team and society in general. The origins of the concept of a Knowledge Society can be seen in the work of Daniel Bell, in 1973, his book “The coming of Post- Industrial Society was…show more content…
Due to physical locations changes of workplace, the traditional forms of onsite mentoring may no longer be available to groups of persons in teams, furthermore many people do not have the benefit of working alongside by side and have to research new ways of educating their teams. Since then companies are forced to take responsibility in providing and acquiring up to date information to all involved as many learners and workers enter the workplace with little practical knowledge and in this situation may require further mentoring to perform to the best of their…show more content…
Furthermore, they have a constant quest for updating and expanding their knowledge. Millennials’ use of technology clearly sets them apart. One of the defining characteristics of the millennial generation is their affinity with the digital world. They have grown up with broadband, smartphones, laptops and social media being the norm and expect instant access to information. This is the first generation to enter the workplace with a better grasp of a key business tool than more senior

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