Boundary spanning and performance: Applying skills and abilities across work contexts

An important component of the T-model is the set of boundary spanning abilities that permit an individual to work across complex systems boundaries. This chapter will describe these skills and abilities, and consider how they may be assessed, trained, and developed within educational programs. Two programs explicitly designed to produce T-shaped individuals will be described. In addition, some consideration will be given to how cooperative and work-integrated education programs can also develop boundary spanning skills.

In "Advancing talent development: Toward a T-model infused undergraduate education" (P. Gardner and H. N. Maietta)