Thi nki ng styl es e dit A ch art us ed to ev al ua te th e thi nk in g st yl e

Thi nki ng styl es e dit a ch art us ed to ev al ua

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Thinking styles[edit]
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A chartusedto evaluate the thinking style of persons, particular
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ly foruse in collaborative teams.Thereare two main components of thinking styles: internal andexternal,[citation needed]they sharesimilarities to the extraversion and introversiontraits seen in huma
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n personalities. The two thinking stylesare dichotomiesand can be used as axes when charting personal evaluation; note that "thereis no 'right' place on the grid."[1]Creation ofideas[edit]Internalthinkerstypically express themselves best through writing and
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take longer to develop and express ideas.Externalthinkerstypically express themselves best through speech andare fasterat developing and expressing ideas.Application of ideas[edit]Detailedthinkers typically focus on specific, existing situations and
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start small,eventually working towards solving the greater wholeof a given problem.Visionarythinkers typically focus on broad, potential situations and start big, eventually working towards solving the more specific parts of a given problemWith both
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thinking styles, eachbenefits from the existence ofthe other;internal thinkers 'feed' off of the rapid-fire ideas of external thinkers and, conversely, external thinkers are'grounded' by thedeliberate pace at whichinternal thinkers operate (Note that the speedat
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whicheach functions has no correlation to intelligence). Detailed and visionary thinkers succeed in opposite realms and collaboratively can produce results fasterand betterthan alone.Learning styles[edit]
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A chartusedto identify the learningstylesof people,particularly
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foruse in analyzingcommunicationneeds in collaboration.Main article: Representational systems (NLP)For collaboration purposes, three learni
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ng stylesare typically identified:[citation needed]Auditory learningoccurs through hearing the spoken word and re
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presents approximately 25%ofthe population[1]Kinestheticlearningoccurs through d
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oing,touching and interacting and represents approximately 40%ofthe population[1]Vis
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uallearningoccurs through images,demonstrations and body language and re
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presents approximately 30%ofthe population[1]Through the use ofvaried(or redundant) communication styles, collaborative groups can communicate betterboth intern
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ally and externally.Main article: Value (personal and cultural)Agreeing upon groupvalues is a step that "sets the tone" for further work.
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