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Author ' s personal copy Are there cultural differences in learning style ?

@inproceedings{Joy2009AuthorS,
  title={Author ' s personal copy Are there cultural differences in learning style ?},
  author={Simy Joy and David A. Kolb},
  year={2009}
}
This study examines the role that culture plays in the way individuals learn. Experiential learning theory is used to describe the learning process and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory is used to assess differences in how individuals learn. Using the framework for categorizing cultural differences from the Global Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (GLOBE) study, national cultures are examined by cultural clusters and individual cultural dimensions. The first part of the study assesses… 

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