Organizations that mentor produce members who are more rapidly promoted, more confident, and more likely to achieve leadership positions. Informal mentoring has flourished in the military for centuries, but should the military institutionalize the process?
Johnson, W. Brad and Anderson, Gene R.
"Formal Mentoring in the U.S. Military—Research Evidence, Lingering Questions, and Recommendations,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 63
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol63/iss2/9