Three Capitals

Global Mindset Inventory's Three Capitals

The Global Mindset Inventory (GMI) is the premier assessment tool developed by Najafi Global Mindset Institute to help determine a global leader’s ability to better influence individuals, groups and organizations unlike themselves. The GMI is designed to measure the Global Mindset profile of the survey-taker using an integrated, scientifically verified framework with a specific set of attributes and characteristics.

Global Mindset's Three Capitals

Intellectual Capital

Your Intellectual Capital reflects your global business savvy, your cosmopolitan outlook, and your cognitive complexity.
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Psychological Capital

Psychological Capital reflects your passion for diversity, quest for adventure, and your self-assurance.
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Social Capital

Social Capital reflects your intercultural empathy, interpersonal impact, and diplomacy.
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INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL

Your Intellectual Capital reflects your global business savvy, your cognitive complexity and your cosmopolitan outlook. The following are major competencies of Intellectual Capital.

Global Business Savvy:

  • Knowledge of global industry 
  • Knowledge of global competitive business and marketing strategies 
  • Knowledge of how to transact business and assess risks of doing business internationally 
  • Knowledge of supplier options in other parts of the world

Cognitive Complexity:

  • Ability to grasp complex concepts quickly
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand abstract ideas
  • Ability to take complex issues and explain the main points simply and understandably

Cosmopolitan Outlook:

  • Knowledge of cultures in different parts of the world 
  • Knowledge of geography, history, and important persons of several countries 
  • Knowledge of economic and political issues, concerns, hot topics, etc. of major regions of the world
  • Up-to-date knowledge of important world events 

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PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL

Psychological Capital reflects your passion for diversity, quest for adventure, and your self-assurance. The following are the major competencies of Psychological Capital.

Passion for Diversity:

  • Enjoy exploring other parts of the world 
  • Enjoy getting to know people from other parts of the world 
  • Enjoy living in another country 
  • Enjoy traveling

Quest for Adventure:

  • Interest in dealing with challenging situations 
  • Willingness to take risk 
  • Willingness to test one’s abilities 
  • Enjoy dealing with unpredictable situations

Self-Assurance:

  • Energetic 
  • Self-confident 
  • Comfortable in uncomfortable situations 
  • Witty in tough situations

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SOCIAL CAPITAL

Social Capital reflects your intercultural empathy, interpersonal impact, and diplomacy. The following are the major competencies of Social Capital.

Intercultural Empathy:

  • Ability to work well with people from other parts of the world 
  • Ability to understand nonverbal expressions of people from other cultures 
  • Ability to emotionally connect to people from other cultures 
  • Ability to engage people from other parts of the world to work together

Interpersonal Impact:

  • Experience in negotiating contracts/agreements in other cultures 
  • Strong networks with people from other cultures and with influential people 
  • Reputation as a leader

Diplomacy:

  • Ease of starting a conversation with a stranger 
  • Ability to integrate diverse perspectives 
  • Ability to listen to what others have to say 
  • Willingness to collaborate

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