Creative Problem Solving For Managers

Creative Problem Solving for Managers
Publisher Routledge
Release Date
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 312
ISBN 9781134282838
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This accessible text provides a lively introduction to the essential skills of creative problem solving. Using extensive case-studies and examples from a range of business situations, it explores various problem-solving theories and techniques, illustrating how these can be used to solve a range of management problems. Thoroughly revised and redesigned, this new edition retains the accessible and imaginative approach to problem-solving skills of the first edition. Contents include: * blocks to creativity and how to overcome them * key techniques including lateral thinking, morphological analysis and synectics * computer-assisted problem solving * increased coverage of group problem-solving techniques and paradigm shift. As creativity is increasingly recognized as a key skill for successful managers, this book will be welcomed as a comprehensive introduction for students and practising managers alike.

Creative Problem Solving for Managers
  • Author : Tony Proctor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-05-17

This accessible text provides a lively introduction to the essential skills of creative problem solving. Using extensive case-studies and examples from a range of business situations, it explores various problem-solving theories and techniques, illustrating how these can be used to solve a range of management problems. Thoroughly revised and redesigned,

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Creative Problem Solving for Managers
  • Author : Tony Proctor
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005

This text provides an essential introduction to the ideas and skills of creative problem solving. It shows how and why people are blocked in their thinking, how it impairs creative thinking and how problem solving techniques can overcome this.

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Creative Problem Solving for Managers
  • Author : Tony Proctor
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005

This text provides an essential introduction to the ideas and skills of creative problem solving. It shows how and why people are blocked in their thinking, how it impairs creative thinking and how problem solving techniques can overcome this.

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Creative Problem Solving
  • Author : Arthur B. VanGundy
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 1987-01

Creative problem solving (CPS) is a six-step process designed to help people systematically resolve nonroutine, ambiguous types of problems. Because most organizational problems tend to be nonroutine, skill in using CPS process can confer a significant competitive advantage. Creative Problem Solving gives training managers the information they need to develop

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Creative Problem Solving for Managers
  • Author : Tony Proctor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-04-05

This refreshing new edition of Creative Problem Solving for Managers provides the most up-to-date and extensive introduction to the ideas and skills of solving problems creatively in the world of business and management.

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Problem Solving in Business and Management
  • Author : MICHAEL J. HICKS
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-11-27

Read online Problem Solving in Business and Management written by MICHAEL J. HICKS, published by Springer which was released on 2013-11-27. Download full Problem Solving in Business and Management Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Problem Solving for New Engineers
  • Author : Melisa Buie
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-20

This book brings a fresh new approach to practical problem solving in engineering, covering the critical concepts and ideas that engineers must understand to solve engineering problems. Problem Solving for New Engineers: What Every Engineering Manager Wants You to Know provides strategy and tools needed for new engineers and scientists

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101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques
  • Author : James M. Higgins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

The author presents 101 techniques essential for solving problems creatively. The book describes the traditional problem-solving process as practiced by business people for many years. It then discusses how problem solving can be made more creative. The book will stimulate creativity and innovation in individuals and groups.

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Adaption Innovation
  • Author : M.J. Kirton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-06-02

Adaption-Innovation is a timely and comprehensive text written for anyone who wants to know more about dealing with problem solving, thinking style, creativity and team dynamics. In an age when teams have become critical to successful problem solving, Adaption-Innovation (A-I) theory is a model in this field, which aims to

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Creative Problem Solving
  • Author : Robert L. Flood,Michael C. Jackson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1991-09-06

Creative Problem Solving • Total Systems Intervention • Robert L. Flood and Michael C. Jackson Department of Management Systems and Sciences, University of Hull, UK In the modern world organisations are faced with innumerable and multifaceted issues which cannot be captured in the minds of a few experts and solved with the

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Creativity and Problem Solving  The Brian Tracy Success Library
  • Author : Brian Tracy
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Release Date : 2014-10-15

Recent research has revealed a direct causality between ideas and profitability, which means that in today’s ultra-competitive and technology-rich work environment, the most crucial element separating an exceptional career from a lackluster one is . . . creative thinking skills. While that may be scary news to hear for many businesspeople and

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101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques
  • Author : James M. Higgins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005-11

This is a 2 color book about creativity techniques, creativly illustrated to match the techniques. First edition was a huge success. This second ediltion is aimed at both the trade and text book markets.

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Creative Approaches to Problem Solving
  • Author : Scott G. Isaksen,K. Brian Dorval,Donald J. Treffinger
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2011

Creative Approaches to Problem Solving (CAPS) is a comprehensive text covering the well-known, cited, and used system for problem solving and creativity known as Creative Problem Solving (CPS). CPS is a flexible system used to help individuals and groups solve problems, manage change, and deliver innovation. It provides a framework,

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Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving
  • Author : Arnaud Chevallier
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-06

Whether you are a student or a working professional, you can benefit from being better at solving the complex problems that come up in your life. Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving provides a general framework and the necessary tools to help you do so. Based on his groundbreaking course

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Practice Problems for Creative Problem Solving
  • Author : Donald J. Treffinger
  • Publisher : PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01

This book includes 50 situations that present interesting opportunities and challenges to stimulate students' creative and critical thinking. The brief, practical, everyday situations provide motivating starting points for practicing Creative Problem Solving with groups of many ages. These problems were designed to represent a variety of different tasks or challenges in

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