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The 6 Thinking Hats Ben Stack s0182724
<ul><li>Dr Edward De Bono, the creator of The 6 Thinking Hats </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of The 6 Thinking Hats </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Doctor Edward De Bono invented the term ‘lateral thinking’ (De Bono 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes different app...
The 6 Thinking Hats <ul><li>&quot;Six Thinking Hats&quot; is a powerful technique that helps you separate, and individuall...
White Hat <ul><li>The colour white is neutral </li></ul><ul><li>Only facts, in a neutral and objective manner  </li></ul><...
Red hat <ul><li>Seeing Red, anger (De Bono 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>About emotions </li></ul><ul><li>•  How do you feel abo...
Black Hat <ul><li>Black is gloomy, dark and stormy (De Bono, 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>The Black thinking hat is negative </...
Yellow Hat <ul><li>Yellow is bright and sunny </li></ul><ul><li>Positive, bright side, optimism. (De Bono 1985)  </li></ul...
Green Hat <ul><li>Green relates to growth (De Bono, 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity, lateral thinking </li></ul><ul><li...
Blue hat <ul><li>Blue is cool, in control, disciplined (De Bono, 1985). </li></ul><ul><li>Organize the conversation </li><...
Evaluation <ul><li>White </li></ul><ul><li>Provides lateral and creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Allows all thinking to...
<ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>De Bono, E 1985,  Six thinking hats,  Key Porter Books Limited, Toronto, Ontario. </l...
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  1. 1. The 6 Thinking Hats Ben Stack s0182724
  2. 2. <ul><li>Dr Edward De Bono, the creator of The 6 Thinking Hats </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of The 6 Thinking Hats </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring The 6 Thinking Hats </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Doctor Edward De Bono invented the term ‘lateral thinking’ (De Bono 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes different approaches to thinking </li></ul><ul><li>This method of thinking can be used by all ages and organisations, world wide. </li></ul><ul><li>De Bono has written numerous books on thinking, with translations into 34 languages. (De Bono 1995) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Six Thinking Hats’ is a tool for lateral thinking, De Bono wrote this book. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The 6 Thinking Hats <ul><li>&quot;Six Thinking Hats&quot; is a powerful technique that helps you separate, and individually look at each important perspective when making a decision. It helps you make better decisions by pushing you to move outside your habitual ways of thinking. As such, it helps you understand the full complexity of a decision, and spot issues and opportunities which you might otherwise not notice. (De Bono 1985) </li></ul>
  5. 5. White Hat <ul><li>The colour white is neutral </li></ul><ul><li>Only facts, in a neutral and objective manner </li></ul><ul><li>Use computer-like, curiosity (Department of Education, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Map out the problem, such as; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What information do we have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What information do we need? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s missing? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What questions do we need to ask? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How are we going to get the information? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Red hat <ul><li>Seeing Red, anger (De Bono 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>About emotions </li></ul><ul><li>• How do you feel about it? </li></ul><ul><li>• All emotions are legitimate and don’t require a logical basis or justification. </li></ul><ul><li>• Expressing emotions is valued in deciding which direction the problem solving map may end up. </li></ul><ul><li>• Don’t analyze the feelings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Black Hat <ul><li>Black is gloomy, dark and stormy (De Bono, 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>The Black thinking hat is negative </li></ul><ul><li>Pessimistic, cautious and critical </li></ul><ul><li>This will not work because….. </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies logical problems </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies risks, obstacles, weaknesses to </li></ul><ul><li>be overcome (Waller, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>• Points out problems, not solutions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Yellow Hat <ul><li>Yellow is bright and sunny </li></ul><ul><li>Positive, bright side, optimism. (De Bono 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>What are the positive aspects? </li></ul><ul><li>How we’re going to make it happen </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Visions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Green Hat <ul><li>Green relates to growth (De Bono, 1985) </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity, lateral thinking </li></ul><ul><li>• New ideas and approaches </li></ul><ul><li>• New concepts and perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>• Alternative ideas without judgment, to step further and find new alternative ideas </li></ul>
  10. 10. Blue hat <ul><li>Blue is cool, in control, disciplined (De Bono, 1985). </li></ul><ul><li>Organize the conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Observation, summarize and overview </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and define the problem or mind map </li></ul><ul><li>The Blue Hat often starts and finishes the process and reports. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Evaluation <ul><li>White </li></ul><ul><li>Provides lateral and creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Allows all thinking to be brought to the table for discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Red </li></ul><ul><li>I think this could be a fun way to learn and think </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow </li></ul><ul><li>Can improve communication </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Black </li></ul><ul><li>Have to be open minded </li></ul><ul><li>Need to be confident when speaking up to someone of authority </li></ul><ul><li>Green </li></ul><ul><li>set a time limit for each hat to ensure roles are rotated evenly, </li></ul><ul><li>possibly add another hat (healthy eating, environment awareness) </li></ul><ul><li>Blue </li></ul><ul><li>The hats don’t have to be used in any particular order </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>De Bono, E 1985, Six thinking hats, Key Porter Books Limited, Toronto, Ontario. </li></ul><ul><li>De Bono, E 1995, ‘Serious creativity’, The Journal for Quality and Participation, vol.18, no.5, pg.12, 7pgs, (online proquest). </li></ul><ul><li>http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=7006281&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=20863&RQT=309&VName=PQD </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Education, Tasmania, School Education Division 2007, Teaching strategies: six thinking hats , viewed 30 January 2010, </li></ul><ul><li>http://wwwfp.education.tas.gov.au/english/sixhats.htm </li></ul><ul><li>The thinking curriculum 2005, DVD recording, Video Education Australasia, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Waller, D 2007, ‘ Management today ’, The Gospel According to Edward De Bono, pg 48, 4pgs, (online proquest) </li></ul><ul><li>http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1328617521&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=20863&RQT=309&VName=PQD </li></ul>

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