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The thinker's toolkit : fourteen powerful techniques for problem solving

Author: Morgan D Jones
Publisher: New York : Times Business, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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'An invaluable resource for any manager or professional, this book offers a collection of proven, practical methods for simplifying any problem and making faster, better decisions every time.' from publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morgan D Jones
ISBN: 0812928083 9780812928082
OCLC Number: 39559726
Description: xvi, 368 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Why we go astray --
Thinking about thinking --
Insights into problem solving --
pt. 2. The fourteen tools --
Problem reinstatement --
Pros-cons-and-fixes --
Divergent/convergent thinking --
Sorting, chronologies, and time lines --
Causal flow diagramming --
The matrix --
The scenario tree --
Weighted ranking --
Hypothesis testing --
Devil's advocacy --
The probability tree --
The utility tree --
The utility matrix --
Advanced utility analysis --
pt. 3. Where do we go from here? --
Your next steps.
Responsibility: Morgan D. Jones.
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