Title

Designing workplace mentoring programs: An evidence-based approach

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

4-2009

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444310320

Abstract

In recent years, formal mentoring programs have become increasingly recognized as an organizational best practice. Mentoring programs help organizations develop leaders, retain diverse and skilled employees, and enhance succession planning. Executed properly, such programs can be used to give organizations a competitive edge in the escalating "war for talent." However, as scientists-practitioners who have been conducting research and working with organizations on employee development issues for years, we have been painfully aware that there has been little in the way of evidenced-based guidance to organizations with regard to developing formal mentoring programs. This book is designed to fill this gap.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach, p. 1-184