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Thinkertoys : a handbook of creative-thinking techniques

Author: Michael Michalko
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A guide designed to encourage creative thinking in business offers techniques, hints, and tricks for generating ideas and offers dozens of success stories.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Michalko
ISBN: 1580087736 9781580087735
OCLC Number: 63229995
Notes: Includes index.
Original title: Thinkertoys : a handbook of business creativity for the '90s.
Description: xx, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The barking cat (Introduction) --
Original spin --
Mind pumping --
Challenges --
Thinkertoys --
False faces (reversal) --
Slice and dice (attribute listing) --
Cherry split (fractionation) --
Think bubbles (mind mapping) --
SCAMPER (questions) --
Tug-of-war (force-field analysis) --
Idea box (morphological analysis) --
Idea grid (FCB grid) --
Lotus blossom (diagramming) --
Phoenix (questions) --
The Great Transpacific Airline and Storm Door Company (matrix) --
Future fruit (future scenarios) --
Brutethink (random stimulation) --
Hall of Fame (forced connection) --
Circle of opportunity (forced connection) --
Ideatoons (pattern language) --
Clever Trevor (talk to a stranger) --
Chilling out (relaxation) --
Blue roses (intuition) --
The three B's (incubation) --
Rattlesnakes and roses (analogies) --
Stone soup (fantasy questions) --
True and false (Janusian thinking) --
Dreamscape (dreams) --
Da Vinci's technique (drawing) --
Dali's technique (hypnogogic imagery) --
Not Kansas (imagery) --
The shadow (psychosynthesis) --
The book of the dead (hieroglyphics) --
Warming up --
Brainstorming --
Orthodox brainstorming --
Raw creativity --
Murder board --
You are not a field of grass.
Responsibility: Michael Michalko.
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