Course Content

Introduction to A-I Theory

All people problem solve and are creative;
we differ in style and level – A-I is about style

The Theory

Overview of A-I Theory
Linking Creativity, Problem Solving & Decision Making
Distinguishing problem solving Process and Technique
Style as a Variable in Cognitive Function

KAI, Construction & Practice

Case Study of the Problem Solving Process
Construction & Reliability of KAI
Administration, scoring & feedback
Practical experience, advice & exercise

KAI, Individual & Group

Level, Style & Personality
Early Onset, Stability
KAI & Differences between groups (e.g. gender, work type)

Managing Change & Diversity

The Spiral of Change versus the Pendulum of Change
Management of Diversity
Team Building: successful teams spend more effort on their common problem than managing each other
Cognitive Gap; Bridging; Coping (Stress)
Case studies