By Arthur B. VanGundy
Staff who own problem-solving talents are hugely valued in today?s aggressive enterprise atmosphere. The query is how can staff learn how to deal in cutting edge methods with new information, tools, humans, and applied sciences? during this groundbreaking ebook, Arthur VanGundy -- a pioneer within the box of notion new release and challenge fixing -- has compiled one hundred and one crew actions that mix to make a different source for running shoes, facilitators, and human source execs. The e-book is full of idea-generation actions that concurrently educate the underlying problem-solving and creativity strategies concerned. all the book?s one hundred and one attractive and thought-provoking actions comprises facilitator notes and recommendation on while and the way to take advantage of the job. utilizing 101 actions for instructing Creativity and challenge Solving provides you with the knowledge and instruments you must:
* Generate artistic rules to unravel difficulties. * steer clear of patterned and adverse considering. * interact in actions which are absolute to spark principles. * Use confirmed innovations for brainstorming with teams.
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We can’t teach an old dog new tricks. • Our young, progressive group doesn’t need it. • It will require a heavy investment. • It will never pay for itself. • If no investment is required, how do we expect it to work? • It’s too radical. • It’s almost the same as what we’re doing now. • It looks good on paper, but it won’t work. Six Key Principles for Encouraging Creativity TLFeBOOK 17 • It violates professional standards. • The board won’t like it. • It’s outside my scope of responsibility. • It conflicts with policy.
Suggested uses: The two primary uses of all activities in this book are idea generation and training in how to use idea generation procedures. Thus, the primary objectives of each activity reflect these uses and are very clear-cut. The 101 activities also have specific applications suited to different types of organizational problems. They are not, however, as clear-cut as the two primary objectives involving idea generation. As a result, this probably is the most subjective element of the classification scheme used to guide activity selection.
For instance, sample categories for using coffee mugs might include holding liquid foods, solid foods, nonfood items, building things, weighing down things, supporting things, pounding things, as defensive weapons, et cetera. 6. Tell the groups the following: “We often use categories to stimulate ideas because they can help stretch our thinking. Unfortunately, many of us use only a limited number of categories, or we use rather conventional categories. If you really stretched your thinking, however, you might have broken away from conventional categories.
101 Activities for Teaching Creativity and Problem Solving by Arthur B. VanGundy