Mentor Matching: A “Goodness of Fit” Model

@inproceedings{Bozeman2008MentorMA,
  title={Mentor Matching: A “Goodness of Fit” Model},
  author={Barry Bozeman and Mary K. Feeney},
  year={2008}
}
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. The authors propose a Goodness of Fit model, which outlines the basic elements of the mentor—protege match, viewing the relationship as a social exchange based on the fit among mentor and protege preferences, endowments, and the content of knowledge transmitted. After presenting the model… CONTINUE READING

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