A fair go for all? The impact of intra-froup diversity and diversity management skills on student experiences and outcomes in team-based class projects

James Benjamin Shaw

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-169
Number of pages31
JournalJournal of Management Education
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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