Teaming Methods Engineering

The MBTI method uses 16 distinctive personality types to determine to identify how a person would interact as an individual in a group, while the “Six Thinking Hats” model sorts people into simple roles and functions that would help them be more productive, focused, and mindfully involved.

The richness of ideas and perspectives, as well as the shared learning help to benefit each student in the group. Students in these groups can work together on a variety of tasks, including reading to each other, working with cooperative learning structures or group projects, as well as working independently.

Disadvantages of having heterogeneous characters would be that people would not agree to a certain term or argue between conflicting ideas.

Another disadvantage that would add on to the previous statement would be a lack of cooperation due to different opinions.

These methods would still be useful when placing people with different personalities into a group will allow for different more diverse ideas because it our strengths and weaknesses would balance each other out.

These types of teaming methods would not be as useful when there is a group of people with similar personalities. Groups with diverse personalities are best fit for the teaming methods given.

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