Developing_Self-Awareness Lecture

Views resist cognitive style cognitive planning focus

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Unformatted text preview: nitive Style Cognitive Planning Focus: structure, plans and preparation; Focus: agendas, outlines and processes; methods and follow-up and Liabilities: resist change; intolerant of Liabilities: ambiguity; overwhelmed by chaos; can’t handle illogical issues handle Cognitive Style Cognitive Creating Focus: creativity, risk-taking, innovation; Focus: seeks novelty and ambiguity; focus on action, spontaneity and possibilities; interaction, getting many inputs getting Liabilities: resistant to structure; tends to Liabilities: break rules; makes mistakes; ignores data and facts and Attitudes to Change Attitudes Tolerance of ambiguity: the extent to which individuals Tolerance are threatened by or have difficulty coping with situations that are ambiguous, where change occurs rapidly and unpredictably, where information is inadequate or unclear or where complexity exists unclear More tolerant have more difficulty focusing on single More important pieces of information; more tolerant are more cognitively complex (cognitive complexity not related to intelligence intelligence Can learn to be more tolerant Assessment: Assessment: Novelty – tolerant of new, unfamiliar information or situations Complexity – tolerance for multiple, distinctive or unrelated Complexity things things Insolubility – tolerant of problems difficult to solve Attitudes to Change Attitudes Locus of Control: attitude people have and develop Locus regarding the extent to which they are in control of their ow...
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