Communication and Collaboration

Communication and Collaboration
In every group, it is expected to find individuals with different personality types and different learning styles. Dealing with a team needs efficient strategies for communicating and collaborating effectively. An overall understanding of personality types and learning styles will help in developing appropriate strategies.
The three learning styles that to discuss are Interpersonal, Intrapersonal and Logical-Mathematical. Interpersonal style is passive and offers support. After completing the “Multiple Pathways to Learning and the Personality” assessments, I realized   that my learning style is Interpersonal. It is this style that is ideal for a group setting. This would be the person who may jump in to resolve conflict and keep the group on the right track. An interpersonal style person is the outgoing person on the team that helps everyone feel comfortable and would be the one that other group members may come to for help.
The complete opposite of the Interpersonal style would be the Intrapersonal. This is the person who would prefer to work on his own. An Intrapersonal style would be the person that the team lead may just delegate a specific duty to be done.
  The last style to discuss is the Logical-Mathematical style. This style is the most dominant style in a group setting. This person analyzes the information and uses a systematic approach to thinking. Although others may debate and have conflict, the logical person only believes what has been proven fact. This is a good member to have on a team.
The best way to for effective collaboration among all members of a group is to find the strengths of each individual. The intrapersonal style could be the person responsible for gathering information. The Logical-Mathematical person should be the one who will research facts, while the Interpersonal team member can bring all styles together to complete the project. Offering tasks that encourage the use of sense of leadership...