Profile of: Maurizio Gamberini
I consider the pros & cons, I have a big picture vision, I am friendly & I share my ideas with others, I take opportunities and I am determined
I plan a lot and I build possible scenarios to compare. My decisions are always based on a choice among different alternatives.
I perceive connections among things, I connect different elements among them, I am able to deal with complexity trying not to loose details.
I am always direct with people, cordial, friendly and spontaneous even in unexpected and conflictual situations.
I find myself at ease both in structured contexts with clear roles and precise tasks, and in open organizations that give me the possibility to compare myself with everybody. I am confortable both in formal and in informal situations.
I am attracted by innovation and new experiences, but I do not underestimate risks.
I always like to defend my position with energy, strength and determination. I overcome obstacles with enthusiasm, I know how to manage conflicts, and pursue my goals.
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This aptitudinal profile is based on MASPI model created by Roberto Vaccani and used by the POL project of Bocconi University.

How do you take your decisions (decision making process)
I like a lot to plan in advance and imagine all the alternative scenarios and evaluate their pros and cons. Thus my decisions are always based on the most viable choice among several options.
  • Classificatory Listening
  • low
  • Comparative Analysis
  • low
  • Hypothetical Projecting
  • medium
  • Decision-making
  • medium
Classificatory listening
  • careful listening to others (i.e. their opinions) and to the environment
  • contemplative, reflective disposition
  • gathering elements, seeking out unexpected links
Comparative analysis
  • discovering correlations among the different elements of a problem
  • seeking criteria and methods to process information
  • defining priorities and searching for cause-effetc relations among different elements
Hypothetical projecting
  • work or event planning: design/feasibility
  • prediction of different scenarios: limitations and opportunities
  • consequence-analysis of the different possible solutions
Decision making
  • decisive activities for realizing projects
  • concreteness, action, tanigibility
  • ability to achieve goals
How you select input from the environment (cognitive intelligence)
I like to discover the relationships among things, to consider the different elements and to reflect on the complexity of things. At the same time I analyze the details and I dedicate enough time and the right priority to them.
  • Systemic aptitude
  • medium high
  • Analytical
  • medium
Systemic thought


  • inclination to an overall view
  • interest in the entirety and the complexity of phenomena
  • preference for unpredictable and chaotic environments
  • knowledge focused on the essential elements, association among the links of the various elements of a whole
  • lateral thinking, use of associations and metaphors
Analytic thought


  • inclination to focus on details
  • in-depth analysis of the single elements of a problem in their various aspects
  • preference for ordered and predictable environments
  • deep knowledge in specific fields, attention to details
  • consequential logic, analytical skills and methods for organizing thoughts
How you express your emotions (emotional intelligence)
I like friendly relationships with direct, open communication regardless of a person's role. I have a high level of perception in understanding relationship dynamics and I am spontaneous even in difficult and conflictual situations.
  • Emotional expressiveness
  • friendly
Emotional expressiveness
Intensity of emotional coloring in the communication processes
  • free expression of strong emotional reactions (friendlyness)
  • spontaneous expression of emotions (empathy)
  • tendency to do not express emotions (coldness)
  • modulation of the emotional gradient according to situation (ficklness)
Which social relation strategy you prefer (emotional intelligence)
I find myself at ease both in structured contexts with clear roles and precise tasks, and in open organizations that give me the possibility to compare myself with everybody. This is because I appreciate both relationships and the presence of role models.
  • Social Relationship
  • negotiation
Hierarchical strategy
  • importance of the value of authority
  • tendency towards command/obedience (top/down relationship)
  • propensity to judge, evaluate others
  • preference for hierarchically structured contexts
  • appreciation of clearly-defined roles
Negotiation strategy
  • importance of negotiating relationships
  • tendency to use persuasion (comparison, group work)
  • equal exchange and listening in interpersonal relationships
  • preference for unstructured and equal environments
  • tendency to persuade and to be persuaded, regardless of roles
What you put in the foreground (emotional intelligence)
I like to identify potential areas of development, although without overlooking the risk factors.
  • Limitation-based thought
  • medium low
  • Opportunity-based thought
  • medium high
Limitation-based thought
  • attention to elements able to garantee the concrete feasibility of any project or action
  • analysis with “your feet on the ground”
  • caution in facing novelty
  • tendency to check on the factors involved
Opportunity-based thought
  • attention to as-yet unexperienced possibilities of development and innovation
  • risk propensity
  • enthusiasm in facing new situations
  • tendency to develop creative projects
How much you influence the environment (energetic intelligence)
I always like to defend my opinions with energy, strength and determination. I overcome obstacles with enthusiasm, I know how to manage conflicts and persue my goals.
  • Strength and Energy
  • high
Inclination towards influencing people / environment / situations. Its presence attributes vigor and visibility to all the other aptitudes; its qualification depends on the combination with the other aptitudinal areas (or profiles).
Ability to:
  • overcome environmental obstacles
  • withstand a relational conflict
  • defend opinions
  • pursue an objective