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Cognitive Dynamics of Gender in Individuals’ Activity Goal Classification and Formation Process, Activity Strategy and Decision Outcome Expectation

  • Mohammed-Aminu SandaEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1201)

Abstract

This study explored and empirically determined the influence of gender in the goal classification and goal formation processes of individuals, as well as on their considerations of activity strategy and decision outcome expectations in an exam organizational activity. Data was collected from male and female graduate students preparing for end-of-semester examinations and comparatively analyzed inferentially. It is found that by segregating gender, the cognitive dynamics of male and female students when preparing for an exam organizational activity, in terms of their individual goal classification and goal formation processes, as well as their considerations of activity strategy and decision outcome expectations, differ in perceptual orientation. It is concluded that the cognitive dynamics of male and female individuals’ when preparing for an organizational activity, in terms of their individual goal classification and goal formation processes, as well as their considerations of activity strategy and decision outcome expectations differ in their perceptual orientations.

Keywords

Exam activity Cognitive dynamics Goal classification Goal formation process Activity strategy Decision outcome expectation Gender 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Ghana Business SchoolAccraGhana
  2. 2.Luleå University of TechnologyLuleåSweden

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