Taking a hard look at formal mentoring programs

@article{BlakeBeard2001TakingAH,
  title={Taking a hard look at formal mentoring programs},
  author={Stacy D. Blake-Beard},
  journal={Journal of Management Development},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={331-345}
}
Research indicates that although women have achieved virtual parity with men when entering organizations, within five to six years their careers begin to lag behind those of their male counterparts. This lag is often attributed to the glass ceiling and mentoring has been suggested as one tool to assist women in breaking through. We still have very little empirical research that informs our understanding of the effectiveness of formal mentoring in comparison to informal mentoring relationships… Expand
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