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ERIC Number: EJ797888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
How Do We "Dis" Students?: A Model of (Dis)Respectful Business Instructor Behavior
Buttner, E. Holly
Journal of Management Education, v28 n3 p319-334 2004
This study summarizes undergraduate business students' reports of respectful and disrespectful instructor behaviors. Consistent with the theory of interactional justice, respectful behavior was exemplified by recognition of students' perspectives and by the treatment of students, including showing concern and sensitivity to students' situations. Disrespectful instructor behavior was noted in terms of poor treatment of students and unwillingness to provide class-related help. Male students commented on being recognized, on instructor responsiveness to their concerns, and on classroom integrity issues more often than their female counterparts. Female students were more sensitive to treatment issues and affirmative instructor behaviors. Implications are discussed. (Contains 1 figure, 1 table and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A