Visualization is the ability to imagine how separate things will look if they

Visualization is the ability to imagine how separate

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Visualization is the ability to imagine how separate things will look if they were put together in a particular way.
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MGMT 363 ‐ Wesson 58 Cognitive Ability, Cont’d Perceptual abilities generally refer to being able to perceive, understand, and recall patterns of information. Speed and flexibility of closure refers to being able to pick out a pattern of information quickly in the presence of distracting information, even without all the information present. Perceptual speed refers to being able to examine and compare numbers, letters, and objects quickly. Cognitive Ability, Cont’d People who are high on verbal abilities also tend to be high on reasoning, quantitative, spatial, and perceptual abilities. The most popular explanation for the similarity in the levels of different cognitive abilities within people is that there is a general mental ability sometimes called g or the g factor —that underlies or causes all of the more specific cognitive abilities discussed so far. Emotional Ability Emotional intelligence is a human ability that affects social functioning. Self‐awareness is the appraisal and expression of emotions in oneself. Ability of an individual to understand the types of emotions he or she is experiencing, the willingness to acknowledge them, and the capability to express them naturally. Other awareness is the appraisal and recognition of emotion in others. Person’s ability to recognize and understand the emotions that other people are feeling.
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MGMT 363 ‐ Wesson 59 Emotional Ability, Cont’d Emotional intelligence, continued Emotion regulation refers to being able to recover quickly from emotional experiences. Use of emotions reflects the degree to which people can harness emotions and employ them to improve their chances of being successful in whatever they are seeking to do. It is a more important determinant of job performance for people with lower levels of cognitive intelligence. Physical Abilities Strength is the degree to which the body is capable of exerting force. Stamina refers to the ability of a person’s lungs and circulatory system to work efficiently while he or she is engaging in prolonged physical activity. Flexibility refers to the ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach. Coordination Psychomotor abilities generally refer to the capacity to manipulate and control objects. Sensory abilities refer to capabilities associated with vision and hearing. How Important Is Ability Cognitive ability is a strong predictor of job performance — in particular, the task performance aspect. People who have higher general cognitive ability tend to be better at learning and decision making.
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