Communication and Collaboration

he purpose of this paper is to discuss strategies that I have developed for communicating and collaborating effectively within a group of individuals with different learning styles and personality types.   I will be identifyiny three different learning styles and developing a strategy for communication and collaboration for each. I will also identify three different personality types and develop a strategy for effective communication and collaboration for those as well.
Before I begin, I think it is important to understand the meaning of the words communication and collaboration.   The definition of communication is: a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior; ( and the definition of collaboration is: to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor; (
I believe that in order for a group of individuals to function successfully as a team, they each must understand one another’s personality and learning styles. The three learning styles I will address today are; bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal and verbal linguistic.
The individuals with the bodily-kinesthetic learning style are able to absorb knowledge while moving around versus sitting at a desk. The strategy that I would use for these types of learners would be to encourage them to keep active while studying class material. They could do things like; run on the treadmill, listen to music or walk around their room while studying.  
The individuals with the interpersonal learning style learn well through interaction with others. The strategy that I would use for these types of learners would be to suggest having discussions about team assignments over the phone, rather than over the computer.
The individuals with the verbal linguistic learning style learn through written or spoken materials.   The...