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Mentor Matching: A ‘Goodness of Fit’ Model

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posted on 31.08.2011 by Barry Bozeman, Mary K. Feeney
One of the few mentoring topics that has received little attention in the abundant mentoring literature is the determinants of organically formed – (as opposed for formal program-based) mentoring relationships. We propose a "Goodness of Fit" model which outlines the basic elements of the mentor-protégé match, viewing the relationship as a social exchange based on the fit among mentor and protégé preferences, endowments, and the content of knowledge transmitted. After presenting the model, we provide a few illustrative research questions that flow from the basic logic and terms of the model.

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Post print version of article may differ from published version. The definitive version is available through [publisher name] at DOI: 10.1177/0095399708320184

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Sage Publications Inc

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0095-3997

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01/09/2008

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