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The current study investigates the roles of mentors and proteges as they manage dialectical tensions in a professional environment. Sixty-two first-year teachers in a county school district in the southeastern USA participated in the study. Regression analyses revealed that both empathic and directive listening helped the protege relieve these tensions. While playful communication did not directly explain relieving protege's tensions, it did predict social attraction.
Updated: Jun. 26, 2011