International group heterogeneity and students’ business project achievement

Ning Ding, Roel J. Bosker, Xiaoyan Xu, Lucie Rugers, Petra van Heugten

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In business higher education, group project work plays an essential role. The purpose of the present study is to explore the relationship between the group heterogeneity of students’ business project groups and their academic achievements at both group and individual levels. The sample consists of 536 freshmen from an International Business School in a Dutch University. The research has revealed that students’ academic performances are positively correlated with their achievement in group projects at both individual and group levels. However, the group ethnic heterogeneity is negatively related with students’ project scores. The findings may enable education practitioners to gain more insights into students’ project work and manage students’ group work more effectively.
Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)197-215
TijdschriftJournal of teaching in international business
Volume26
Nummer van het tijdschrift3
StatusPublished - 14 dec 2015

Vingerafdruk

project group
Group
student
group education
business school
group work
academic achievement
ethnic group
performance
education

Keywords

  • international business
  • hoger onderwijs

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International group heterogeneity and students’ business project achievement. / Ding, Ning; Bosker, Roel J.; Xu, Xiaoyan; Rugers, Lucie; van Heugten, Petra.

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