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Six thinking-hats

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Six thinking-hats

  1. 1. Six Thinking Hats
  2. 2. It is a simple and effective system that increases productivity. There are six metaphorical hats and each defines a certain type of thinking. In this system, thinking is divided into six categories with each category identified with its own colored metaphorical “thinking hat”. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  3. 3. • neutral, objective • facts, information, data, research and knowledge • You focus directly on the information. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  4. 4. Example: • What was the problem? • What is the main idea? • What information do we have here? Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  5. 5. • feelings, hunches, emotions, intuitions • Allows to put forward your feelings and intuitions without the need for justification. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  6. 6. Example: • I don’t like the way this is being done. • Are you hungry? • Why are you angry to him? Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  7. 7. • benefits, good, positive, value, strengths • Allows you to look for benefits, feasibility and how something can be done. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  8. 8. Example: • What is the benefits of this option? • What was the good of…… • What is the value of…… • What are the positive assets of this design? • How can we make this work? Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  9. 9. • thinking, summarizing, concluding, organizing, listing • It is for organizing and controlling the thinking process so that it becomes more productive. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  10. 10. Example: • How do you get your answer? • Tell me the order of events for what you have read. • What is your conclusion? • Ask for summary, conclusion or decision. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  11. 11. • creativity, imagination, new ideas, possibilities • Makes time and space available to focus on creative thinking • Ask for creative effort Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  12. 12. Example: • Can you create other ways to do this? • How would you solve the problem? • Could there be another explanation? • Are there any additional alternatives? Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  13. 13. • caution, danger, risks, weakness • It is the most used hat and possibly the most useful hat. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
  14. 14. Example: • Costs • Regulations • Safety Issues • What are the consequences of…. • What are the risks of….. • What are the difficulties….. Paul YoneseCyberSkills, Inc. Reali • Giselle F.
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