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ERIC Number: EJ797818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
A Fair Go for All? The Impact of Intragroup Diversity and Diversity-Management Skills on Student Experiences and Outcomes in Team-Based Class Projects
Shaw, James B.
Journal of Management Education, v28 n2 p139-169 2004
A longitudinal study of 390 students in 64 Practical Organizational Behavior Education (PROBE) project teams was conducted on the effects of intragroup diversity and student diversity-management skills. The impact of gender, age, and nationality variables on student grades, cognitive processes, perceptions of team effectiveness, and satisfaction were examined. Although the PROBE method places emphasis on the development of teamwork skills, the study found that students were disadvantaged in their grade performance and other outcomes depending on the type of group to which they were assigned and their particular position within the group. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A