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Decision making and problem solving strategies

Author: John Eric Adair
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2010.
Series: Creating success.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies helps readers master the processes of practical thinking which lie behind effective decision making, problem solving, and creative thinking. Using checklists, exercises and case studies, it explains key concepts such as: principles of effective thinking, how to develop a framework for decision making, how to use a simple model for making decisions and solving problems,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adair, John Eric, 1934-
Decision making and problem solving strategies.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2010
(DLC) 2009031517
(OCoLC)429474625
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Eric Adair
ISBN: 9780749458904 0749458909 9780749455514 0749455519
OCLC Number: 609409808
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 94 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Your mind at work. Is your brain working now? The functions of the mind. The depth mind principle --
The art of effective decision making. Define the objective. Collect relevant information. Generate feasible options. Make the decision. Implement and evaluate --
Sharing decisions with others. Your role as leader. Task need. Team maintenance need. Individual needs. The three circles interact. The functions of leadership --
Key problem-solving strategies. How problems differ from decisions. A unified model for decision making and problem solving. Asking the right questions. How to approach systems problems --
How to generate ideas. Brainstorming. How to run a brainstorming session --
Thinking outside the box. Towards a more creative approach. Look wider for solutions. How to use your depth mind --
Developing your thinking skills. What is an effective practical thinker? Check that you are in the right field. How to design your own learning strategy.
Series Title: Creating success.
Responsibility: John Adair.

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A simple, accessible guide from leadership expert John Adair which explains key principles for developing thinking skills and applying them creatively and effectively to every challenge.  Read more...

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