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GEN/200 FOUNDATIONS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS
Communication and Collaboration Strategy
Each member in a team is a unique individual with their own set of intelligences and personalities. Each person is as diverse as the role the play as part of the team. Each person has their own strengths and weaknesses that must be accounted for. For a team to work together a strategy should be considered for communication and collaborative purposes. I will look at three types of intelligences and three types of personalities, and how these three would relate in a group via communications and collaboration.
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This will give each a position on the team, and a strategy to allow the different functions to operate smoothly, a strategy for collaboration should be used. The strategy will use the strength and weaknesses of each intelligence type for the advantage of the team. The tasks that involve specific skills a certain team member possesses, they will do most of that work. Similarly, if a member is underdeveloped in an area, they will have less of their work focus on those weaker areas. The verbal/linguistic intelligence type will be the person responsible for getting information. The artwork will be left to the visual intelligence type. The interpersonal person will be the go between; keeping all involved and related to the group. Also, the interpersonal would be best at the contact person for the team and other outside people.
People have different temperaments, which mean they will react to the world differently. The personality spectrum of Dr. Joyce Bishop identifies interactions that are most and least comfortable based the type of personality (Carter, Bishop, & Kravits, 2007). I will explore how three of the types on the spectrum can maximize the potential of their communication and collaborative effort by using the findings of the personality assessments....