The Impact of Academic Self-Concept onAcademic Achievement
Business schools and faculty are concernedabout designing educational processes that
enhance student’s learning (Bennett, 2003; Page
& Mukherjee, 2000),while developing criticalbeings that manage complexity, uncertainty,equivocality and value conflicts (Dehler, Welsh,
& Lewis, 2001). “Raising student’s level of understanding” (Bartunek, 1983, p. 45), i.e.
connecting a critical perspective to content,requires the development of critical thinking skills(Braun, 2004), namely creative and other thingsthat are very important to consider when writing
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Note: Adapted from Rodriguez, C. (2009). The impactof academic self-concept, expectations and the choiceof learning strategy on academic achievement: thecase of business students.
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