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dc.contributor.authorBlasko, Stephanie A.en
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-25T19:25:47Z
dc.date.available2014-08-25T19:25:47Z
dc.date.issued2014-08-25
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/12374
dc.description.abstractMentoring programs have many advantages for the agency, mentor, and protégé. The focus of this project is a Local Public Health Agency [LPHA; pseudonym] that is experiencing the attrition of many top executives. The purpose of this project was to develop a plan for implementation of a formal, organization-wide mentorship program for the LPHA. Appreciative Inquiry is recommended as an organizational development (OD) tool to design the mentorship program. Appreciative Inquiry is a positive approach to organizational development that seeks out success stories to build a positive future reality. In addition, organizational readiness is assessed to determine the extent which the agency is ready to implement a new program. A program planning framework is described as a means to develop the mentoring program. The framework provides step-by-step guidance for program development to ensure important steps are not overlooked that could jeopardize the success of the program. Finally, Adaptive Mentorship® is recommended as a framework for designing the mentoring program. Adaptive Mentorship is based on the premise that the mentor adapts his or her mentoring behaviour to match that developmental level of the protégé.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectMentoringen
dc.subjectPublic Healthen
dc.titleThe Development of a Mentoring Program for a Local Public Health Agencyen
dc.typeprojecten


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