Reverse mentoring is a workplace initiative wherein the senior employees are mentored by the younger employees with better understanding and knowledge. Also called upward mentoring, it redefines the traditional hierarchical approach of mentoring so that the organization navigates towards a more diverse and better-evolved work atmosphere.
Reverse monitoring works the best for the managers, as they can get a clear view of the new technology and its implementations. It also helps them to build a better relationship with the junior employees.
Reverse mentoring has the following benefits:
Reverse mentoring techniques are mainly used by start-ups, small businesses, Non-profit organizations, and some of the high-tech companies that feel the need to implement them.