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Onboarding OSH Professionals: The Role of Mentoring

@article{Minnick2014OnboardingOP,
  title={Onboarding OSH Professionals: The Role of Mentoring},
  author={Wanda D. Minnick and S. Wilhide and Rich Diantoniis and Tom Goodheart and Simeon Logan and Ross Moreau},
  journal={Professional safety},
  year={2014},
  volume={59},
  pages={27-33}
}
A mentor is a trusted counselor or guide. The term is also defined as “a power-free, two-way mutually beneficial learning situation” in which a low-pressure approach is used (Fouche & Lunt, 2010, p. 401). Many businesses and industries offer mentoring to guide new employees and help them meet organizational expectations. It is suggested that managing the early experience (e.g., mentoring) of new hires helps decrease role ambiguity (Lankau & Scandura, 2002; Minnick, 2013; Sakires, Doherty… Expand

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