The purpose of this article is to suggest that a benefit-cost analysis should be performed for mentoring activities so as to justify the effort and expense and as a tool for measuring effectiveness.
Pulling from field literature, this article provides some examples of mentoring programs and resources as well as an example for conducting an analysis.
The author feels that applying a cost model to mentoring programs can strengthen their appeal overall.
The article and its conclusions are the product of this author and his experiences with such programs.
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