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Creative problem solving ssv

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To help you make decisions, solve problems, and use your creativity to change the way you think and solve everyday problem.
Truth is creative ideas do not suddenly appear in people's minds for no apparent reason.
Rather, they are the result of trying to solve a specific problem or to achieve a particular goal. 

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Creative problem solving ssv

  1. 1. Unsplash.com – by lee Scott Creative Problem Solving
  2. 2. The person who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to discover places no one has ever been before. Creativity in living is not without its attendant difficulties. For peculiarity breeds contempt. And the unfortunate thing about being ahead of your time is that when people finally realize you were right, they’ll say it was obvious all along. “ Anonymous “ Unsplash.com - by Aurélien bellanger
  3. 3. Unusual Out of the ordinary Exciting Fuzzy Something radically different
  4. 4. Noller’s Symbolic Formula for Understanding Creativity
  5. 5. Problem Solving
  6. 6. Flexibility Playfulness Originality Elaboration Openness Complexity High energy Independence Tolerance of ambiguity Capacity to make order from chaos CuriosityRisk-taking Imagination Unsplash.com - by Alicja Colon
  7. 7. Copyright © 2009. The Creative Problem Solving Group, Inc.
  8. 8. Copyright © 2009. The Creative Problem Solving Group, Inc. Lack of freedom in deciding what to do or how to approach a task or problem Poor project management Emphasis on the status quo
  9. 9. suggestions for creating or maintaining a climate for creativity 1. Provide freedom to try new ways of performing tasks; 2. Point out the value of individual differences, styles, and points of view 3. Establish an open, safe atmosphere 4. Build a feeling of individual control over what is to be done 5. Support the learning and application of specific CPS tools 6. Provide an appropriate amount of time for the accomplishment of tasks; 7. Provide a no punitive environment 8. Recognize some previously unrecognized and unused potential 9. Respect an individual’s need to work alone or in groups. 10.Tolerate complexity and disorder, at least for a period. 11.Create a climate of mutual respect and acceptance among individuals 12.Encourage a high quality of interpersonal relationships
  10. 10. Fix and light the candle on a wall in a way so the candle wax won't drip onto the table below. To do so, one may only use the following along with the candle: • a book of matches • a box of thumbtacks
  11. 11. What is Problem?
  12. 12. Made to Think – by Claudio Perrone
  13. 13. Pass the Pennies The objective for each role is as follows: • Workers— Flip all the coins (with their left hand) and pass them to the next worker in line. • Managers— Measure the effective time that each worker is flipping coins. • A customer— Determines the total time in two aspects: • the time it takes for the first coin to be delivered, and • the total time (until the last coin is delivered).
  14. 14. Examples of Creative Approaches to Problem Solving  Actively constructing many and varied opportunities and identifying the more promising ones to explore and examine more fully. Being open to many different possibilities and maintaining a positive attitude. Solving future-focused problems that do not even exist today.  Examining facts, impressions, feelings, and opinions from many different points of view. Being willing to dig deeper under assumptions.  Seeing the problem or challenge from many different viewpoints. Being able to play with possibilities  Generating many, varied, and unusual ideas that have high potential to address the problem or meet the challenge in a fresh and valuable way. Being able to think up and suspend judgment when needed. Having idea power.
  15. 15.  Investing energy and talent in taking a wild or highly unusual idea and shaping, refining, and developing the idea into a workable solution. Being persistent  Considering aspects of the situation surrounding the solution to enable agreement of your solutions by others. Being sensitive to the context and the people who may be involved with your solution and working to obtain support and acceptance.  Having a variety of possible approaches to take for any given situation, challenge, or problem. Being aware of the power of process.  Reflecting on many different factors in determining your approach. Examples of Creative Approaches to Problem Solving
  16. 16. Examples of Non- Creative Approaches  Mindlessly defending the status quo. Being resistant to exploring new opportunities.  Making and acting on faulty assumptions or incorrect data  Seeing the problem or challenge in only one way.  Applying worn-out or habitual responses that don’t have the desired effect or fail to solve the real problem  Overlooking the need to improve, develop, or refine a tentative solution  Moving on before ensuring agreement and acceptance by others (premature completion or conclusion)  Using an approach uncritically, just because it may have provided relief or results before  Reacting to a situation before reflecting on alternative ways of responding
  17. 17. The roadmapby James Forbes
  18. 18. Theme/Title Background Current Situation Problem Target Analysis Countermeasures Follow-up Implementation Effect Confirmation
  19. 19. references • Creative Approaches to Problem Solving • Kanban in action (Pass the Pennies) • Candle problem • https://unsplash.com/ (photos) • http://agilesensei.com/blog/ by Claudio Perrone

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