 Thank You Mr. Sameer Tungare for giving us the

opportunity to work on this project.
 Lateral thinking is a term coined by Edward de Bono.
 First appeared in the title of de Bono’s book New

Think: The Use...
 “You cannot dig a hole in

a different place by
digging the same hole
deeper”

 “Lateral thinking is for

changing conc...
Edward De Bono
 Edward de Bono was born in Malta on 19 May 1933.
 He is a physician, author, inventor and consultant.
 ...
 Dr. de Bono meant to differentiate lateral
thinking.
 Dr. de Bono has created several techniques
to help apply lateral ...
 Assumptions are mental shortcuts.
 In order to challenge your assumptions, write down all

of the dominant ideas.
 App...
Random
word

False rule
Idea
generating
tools

Provocation idea
generation tool.
Radom entry idea
generating tool.

Challenge idea
generation tool...
1.

A trip in car.

2.

Concept combination.

3.

Change of perspective.
 Six Thinking Hats' is an important and powerful

technique.
 This forces you to move outside your habitual thinking

st...
White hat
• Focus on data available
• Look at the information you have.

Red hat
• Look at the decision using intuition, g...
Yellow hat
• Helps you to think positively.
• It is the optimistic viewpoint that helps you to see
all the benefits of the...
 Six hats can be used in meetings or for oneself.
 In meetings it has the benefits of defusing the

disagreements that c...
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lateral thinking - a topic of PQM in SEM 4 in BMS COURSE.
covering six thinking hats, introduction of Edward de Bono and his asssumption and a lot more.

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Lateral thinking

  1. 1.  Thank You Mr. Sameer Tungare for giving us the opportunity to work on this project.
  2. 2.  Lateral thinking is a term coined by Edward de Bono.  First appeared in the title of de Bono’s book New Think: The Use of Lateral Thinking , in year 1967  It is about reasoning that is not immediately obvious.
  3. 3.  “You cannot dig a hole in a different place by digging the same hole deeper”  “Lateral thinking is for changing concepts and perceptions”
  4. 4. Edward De Bono  Edward de Bono was born in Malta on 19 May 1933.  He is a physician, author, inventor and consultant.  He has had a major impact on the way we think and particularly in the field of creativity.  Edward de Bono coined the phrase lateral thinking.  According to him lateral thinking is, “creativity involves braking out of established patters in order to look at things in a different way”
  5. 5.  Dr. de Bono meant to differentiate lateral thinking.  Dr. de Bono has created several techniques to help apply lateral thinking to solve problem .  They are as follows :1. Think of as many different alternatives for solving a problem as you possibly can. 2. Challenge any assumptions you may have about your problem; and insert random elements which will encourage you to look at the problem from a different and unexpected perspective.
  6. 6.  Assumptions are mental shortcuts.  In order to challenge your assumptions, write down all of the dominant ideas.  Apply to a particular situation and then deliberately challenge them.
  7. 7. Random word False rule
  8. 8. Idea generating tools Provocation idea generation tool. Radom entry idea generating tool. Challenge idea generation tool.
  9. 9. 1. A trip in car. 2. Concept combination. 3. Change of perspective.
  10. 10.  Six Thinking Hats' is an important and powerful technique.  This forces you to move outside your habitual thinking style, and helps you to get a more rounded view of a situation.  It has the benefit of blocking the confrontations that happen when people with different thinking styles discuss the same problem.  Each 'Thinking Hat' is a different style of thinking.
  11. 11. White hat • Focus on data available • Look at the information you have. Red hat • Look at the decision using intuition, gut reaction, emotion. • Also try to think how other people will react emotionally. Black hat • Look at all the bad points of the decision. • Look at it cautiously and defensively.
  12. 12. Yellow hat • Helps you to think positively. • It is the optimistic viewpoint that helps you to see all the benefits of the decision and the value in it. Green hat • The Green Hat stands for creativity. • This is where you can develop creative solutions to a problem. Blue hat • The Blue Hat stands for process control. • This is the hat worn by people chairing meetings.
  13. 13.  Six hats can be used in meetings or for oneself.  In meetings it has the benefits of defusing the disagreements that can happen when people with different thinking styles discuss the same problem  Looks at problems from the point of view of different professionals.

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