CHAPTER 3

Team Assessment and Development Using Multiple Intelligences Theory

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

—Albert Einstein, Physicist

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

—Socrates, Philosopher

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

—Henry Ford, Industrialist

In the previous chapter, we looked at the role of personality factors in team development. In this chapter, we examine how knowledge of the multiple intelligences (MI) of the team members can also be used for team assessment and development.

What Is Multiple Intelligences Theory?

Howard Gardner (1994, 1996, 1998a, 1998b), a noted educational ...

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