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.

Dr. Mansour Javidan speaks about the Three Capitals of Global Mindset

Global Mindset's Three Capitals

Global Intellectual Capital

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

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

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

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

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

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