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Practical intelligence in everyday life

Author: Sternberg, Robert J. ; Forsythe, George B. ; Hedlund, Jennifer ; Horvath, Joseph A. ; Wagner, Richard K. ; Williams, Wendy M. ; Snook, Scott A. ; Grigorenko, Elena L.Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 288 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521659582Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Practical Intelligence in Everyday Life Contents Preface 1 What Is Practical Intelligence? Conceptions of Intelligence Conceptions of Expertise Theories of Expertise The Acquisition of Expertise Practical Intelligence as a Form of Developing Expertise page xi 1 1 3 4 6 9 11 11 15 15 18 2 The Nature of Intelligence History of Intelligence Testing Theories of Intelligence Implicit Theories Explicit Theories 3 The Specificity of Practical Intelligence: Its Nature and Development Academic Versus Practical Intelligence Research on Practical Problem-Solving Ability The Fun of Growing Older: Do Age-related Patterns in Practical Intelligence Resemble Those in Conventional Intelligence? What Develops in Practical Intelligence? Context of Practical Problem Solving Content of Practical Problem Solving Goals of Practical Problem Solving Practical Problem Solving Strategies Problem Interpretation (Definition) 32 32 34 38 46 47 50 51 52 54 Prototypic Forms of Developed Practical Intelligence Intuition Wisdom 56 57 59 65 65 66 68 70 70 72 74 77 77 79 80 82 87 91 92 92 93 97 103 4 Practical Intelligence in the Workplace Rational Approaches to Management The Rational Manager The Proactive Manager Applying Practical Intelligence in the Workplace Thinking While Doing Nonlinear Problem Solving Reflection in Action 5 Approaches to Studying Practical Intelligence Social Intelligence Cognitive--Verbal Measures of Social Intelligence Behavioral Approaches to Measuring Social Intelligence Nonverbal Approaches to Measuring Social Intelligence Emotional Intelligence Comprehensive Frameworks of Abilities Greenspan and Driscoll's Model of Personal Competence 91 The Living Systems Framework Stemberg's Theory of Successful Intelligence Subtheories Sternberg Triarchic Abilities Test Measures of Practical Intelligence 6 Understanding Practical Intelligence: The Role of Tacit Knowledge Tacit Knowledge as a Theoretical Concept The Characteristic Features of Tacit Knowledge Tacit Knowledge Typically Is Acquired with Little or No Environmental Support Tacit Knowledge Is Procedural Tacit Knowledge Is Practically Useful Tacit Knowledge Involves Coherent Relations among Its Features What Tacit Knowledge Is Not Tacit Knowledge Is Not Synonymous with Job Knowledge 104 105 107 107 107 109 109 110 110 Tacit Knowledge Is Not a Proxy for General Intelligence Tacit Knowledge Is Not Sufficient for Effective Performance Describing Tacit Knowledge at Different Levels of Abstraction A Cognitive Representation of Tacit Knowledge Identifying and Measuring Tacit Knowledge 111 111 112 113 117 119 119 119 120 122 123 125 126 133 136 137 138 138 140 140 141 141 142 143 144 145 147 148 150 151 153 155 156 156 157 159 160 7 Measuring Tacit Knowledge Methods of Measuring Real-world Competencies Critical Incident Technique Simulations Tacit Knowledge Approach Tacit Knowledge as a Measurement Construct Developing Tacit Knowledge Inventories Knowledge Identification Item Selection Instrument Construction Summary of Tacit Knowledge Inventory Construction Establishing the Validity of Tacit Knowledge Inventories The Content Aspect The Substantive Aspect The Structural Aspect The Generalizability Aspect The External Aspect The Consequential Aspect Summary 8 The Role of Practical Intelligence in Civilian Settings Academic Psychologists Business Managers Center for Creative Leadership Study Salespeople Air Force Recruits Managers Across Organizational Levels College Students Conclusions from the Tacit Knowledge Research Program Tacit Knowledge and Experience Tacit Knowledge and General Intelligence Tacit Knowledge as a General Construct Tacit Knowledge and Performance 9 Practical Intelligence: An Example from the Military Workplace Approaches to Understanding Leadership Trait-based Approaches Behavioral Approaches Contingency Approaches Transformational Approaches Limitations of Existing Approaches Leadership Versus Management Tacit Knowledge in Military Leadership Identifying the Tacit Knowledge of Military Leaders Developing a Tacit Knowledge Inventory for Military Leaders Validating the Tacit Knowledge Inventory for Military Leaders The Role of Tacit Knowledge in Military Leadership 162 163 163 164 164 165 165 166 168 169 184 191 200 207 207 208 208 210 212 216 217 219 221 225 255 265 274 279 10 Practical Implications Identification Tacit Knowledge Tests Tacit Knowledge Acquisition Skills Development Enhancing Tacit Knowledge Acquisition Developing the Practical Abilities to Acquire Tacit Knowledge Assessment Summary 11 Conclusions References Appendix A: TKIMTM: Tacit Knowledge Inventory for Managers Appendix B: Tacit Knowledge Inventory for Salespersons: Written Appendix C: Tacit Knowledge for Military Leaders Index

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