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dc.title Tacit knowledge as an indicator of academic performance en
dc.contributor.author Matošková, Jana
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Further and Higher Education
dc.identifier.issn 0309-877X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 44
utb.relation.issue 7
dc.citation.spage 877
dc.citation.epage 895
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Routledge
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/0309877X.2019.1614544
dc.relation.uri https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0309877X.2019.1614544
dc.subject university students en
dc.subject tacit knowledge en
dc.subject academic performance en
dc.subject measurement en
dc.description.abstract Despite years of debate over the usefulness of tacit knowledge, limited empirical research has quantitatively studied the contribution that tacit knowledge makes to university students’ performance. The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which tacit knowledge correlates with other predictors and indicators of academic performance. Two studies were conducted in which a total of 448 university students participated. The results suggest that tacit knowledge has a small correlation with cumulative GPA, the percentage of academic requirements passed on the first attempt, achievement motivation, conscientiousness, extraversion, and gender. No statistically significant correlations were found with intellectual abilities, attention, openness to experience, agreeableness, field of study, or study programme/degree. The findings support claims about the importance of tacit knowledge in academic settings and its difference from cognitive abilities. © 2019, © 2019 UCU. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008801
utb.identifier.obdid 43880522
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85067040715
utb.identifier.wok 000559805500002
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-13T10:17:21Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-13T10:17:21Z
dc.description.sponsorship GA CR (Czech Science Foundation)Grant Agency of the Czech Republic [407/12/0821]; GA CRGrant Agency of the Czech Republic
utb.contributor.internalauthor Matošková, Jana
utb.fulltext.affiliation Jana Matošková Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.dates Received 10 July 2018 Accepted 26 April 2019
utb.wos.affiliation [Matoskova, Jana] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Econ & Management, Dept Management & Mkt, Zlin, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
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