eMentoring is a means of providing a guided mentoring relationship using online software or email as the primary means of communication. The use of eMentoring program involves careful matching of mentors and mentees. This research intends to empirically examine important factors affecting the effectiveness of eMentoring program in non-profit organizations, in particular, the role of matching in the adoption and success of eMentoring program. The research is ongoing at a mid-western US elementary school which has launched a successful eMentoring initiative for two years. The extended abstract here reports the literature review, hypotheses and methodology for our study.



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