ERIC Number: EJ615985
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What Do Professional Men and Women Learn from Making Mistakes at Work?
Research in Post-Compulsory Education, v4 n2 p183-94 1999
Interviews with 14 professionals investigated whether and how they learned from mistakes, appropriate and inappropriate learning, and acceptance of personal responsibility. Gender differences were found: women tended to internalize blame and sought to make things right; men tended to externalize blame and sought to minimize fallout. (SK)
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Organizational Climate, Professional Occupations, Sex Differences, Supervision
Triangle Journals Ltd., P.O. Box 65, Wallingford OX10 0YG, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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