The following chart is derived from two research sources which are available elsewhere on this web site.
- “Summary – Seven Research Reports on M-P Matching”
- Sweeny, B.W. (2007) “Best Practice in Mentor-Protege Matching” (an excerpt from that author’s book on mentoring program leadership
The chart is arranged as a continuum with matching approaches that rely on participant personal characteristics on the left, random matching methods on the right, and a “Balenced Best Practice Matching” method toward the center.
Be sure to also see the “Synthesis of Matching Research” which offer the recommendations draw from all of this research.
BWS – IMPORT CHART WITH RSRCH CONTINUUM (AWKS)