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ERIC Number: EJ967225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1747-938X
Feedback, a Powerful Lever in Teams: A Review
Gabelica, Catherine; Van den Bossche, Piet; Segers, Mien; Gijselaers, Wim
Educational Research Review, v7 n2 p123-144 Jun 2012
This paper reviews the literature on the effects of feedback provided to teams in higher education or organizational settings. This review (59 empirical articles) showed that most of the feedback applications concerned "knowledge of results" (performance feedback). In contrast, there is a relatively small body of research using feedback conveying information regarding the way individuals or the team performed a task (process feedback). Moreover, no research compared the effectiveness of process versus performance feedback. Concerning feedback effectiveness, half of the studies implementing performance feedback research reported uniformly positive effects while the other half resulted in positive effects on some dependent variables and no effect on others. All the studies using solely process feedback showed mixed positive results: some dependent variables improved while some others did not change. None of the studies reported any negative effects. This review also highlighted 28 key factors supporting feedback interventions effectiveness. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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