ISBN13:978-1884585432 ISBN10: 1884585434 Edition/Copyright:02 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pyrczak Publishing Year Published: 2002 International: No
View Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Creative Thinking As a Problem-Solving Tool 1.1 What is creative thinking? 1.2 Why is creative thinking important to problem solving? 1.3 Creative problem-solving methods
Chapter 2 The Creative-Thinking Outlook 2.1 Negative attitudes as blocks to creativity 2.2 Misconceptions as blocks to creativity 2.3 Inflexibility as a block to creativity 2.4 Attitudes that strengthen creativity 2.5 Behaviors that strengthen creativity
Chapter 3 Identifying Problems 3.1 What is a problem? 3.2 Inhibitors to effective problem solving 3.3 Causation
Chapter 4 The Problem-Solving Cycle 1: Exploring the Problem 4.1 Define the problem 4.2 Articulate the assumptions 4.3 Use a 360-degree approach
Chapter 5 The Problem-Solving Cycle 2: Establishing Goals 5.1 The necessity of goals 5.2 The importance of values 5.3 Consider ideal goals 5.4 Establish specific, practical goals
Chapter 6 The Problem-Solving Cycle 3: Generating Ideas 6.1 Associative techniques 6.2 Analytic techniques 6.3 Creative questions 6.4 Brainstorming 6.5 Role playing
Chapter 7 The Problem-Solving Cycle 4: Choosing the Solution 7.1 What is a solution? 7.2 Stop-it solutions 7.3 Mop-it solutions 7.4 Solution paths 7.5 Consequence analysis 7.6 Selection
Chapter 8 The Problem-Solving Cycle 5: Implementing the Solution 8.1 Acceptance and the management of change 8.2 Solution implementation plans
Chapter 9 The Problem-Solving Cycle 6: Evaluating the Solution 9.1 Analyze the implementation 9.2 Determine needed changes 9.3 Review the problem environment
Appendix A Creative Thinking Activities A.1 Uses for A.2 Improvements to A.3 What is it? A.4 Writing captions A.5 What iffing
Appendix B Brainstorming Activities B.1 New names B.2 Empty the glass B.3 No counterfeits Appendix C Problem-Solving Activities C.1 Analyzing a solution C.2 A familiar problem C.3 Many solutions References Index
Order this book in the next 2 days, 3 hours and 46 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New Currently Sold Out
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.