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"Problem Solving Master" Book Introduction

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The purpose of “Problem-Solving Master - Frame Problems Systematically and Solve Problems Creatively“ is to throw some light on how to understand, frame, and solve today’s multilayer, interdependent, and over-complex business problems effortlessly.

Digital leaders and professionals should self-aware of their role in problems, show professional maturity, and develop a good reputation as the problem-solver. Problem-Solving Masters are those individuals or organizations who are equipped with digital mindsets, accumulate sufficient and updated information and knowledge, build the unique set of skills and capabilities, develop their own customized problem-solving methodologies and practices, avoid roadblocks and pitfalls wisely, and master how to frame problems (especially macro-problems) systematically and solve problems (especially strategic problems) creatively.

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"Problem Solving Master" Book Introduction

  1. 1. Problem-Solving Master Frame Problems Systematically, and Solve Problems Creatively Pearl Zhu The Author of “Digital Master,” & “Future of CIO” Blog WWW.PEARLZHU.COM CIO MASTER DIGITAL MASTER
  2. 2. “Digital Master” Book Series (22 Books)
  3. 3. Title: Problem-Solving Master Sub Title: Framing Problems Systematically and Solving Problems Creatively Author: Pearl Zhu ISBN: 978-1-38755363-1 Copyright Date: Feb., 2018 About “CIO Master”
  4. 4. Summary We all develop reputations for being problem creators, problem definers, or problem solvers. The purpose of “Problem-Solving Master - Frame Problems Systematically and Solve Problems Creatively“ is to throw some light on how to understand, frame, and solve today’s multilayer, interdependent, and over-complex business problems effortlessly.
  5. 5. Problem-solving is about seeing a problem and actually finding a solution to that problem, not just the band-aid approach to fix the symptom. Chapter 1 Problem-Solving Masters
  6. 6. You need a more holistic approach to complex problem-solving and create a framework within which the journey between the defined problem and the proposed solution is clearly articulated with logical steps, , for both defining the right problems and solving them effectively. Chapter 2 Problem-Solving Methodologies and Practices
  7. 7. Creativity is the ability to solve, or attempt to fix problems. It is a mental process which results in an action that tests a possible solution. Things either work or they do not. That action is creativity which allows innovators to stand out and above the rest for solving problems creatively and maximizing commercial value to the company. Chapter 3 Creative Problem-Solving
  8. 8. Systems Thinking is the way of thinking to understand the interconnections and interdependencies between parts. It’s important to apply Systems Thinking in framing the right questions before answering them, and to leverage a good set of Systems Thinking tools to propose solutions. Chapter 4 Leverage Systems Thinking in Problem-Solving
  9. 9. It is important to spend time on pondering what are potential pitfalls on the way to both define the correct problem and solve it effectively. Otherwise, even though you have a good intention to solve problems, perhaps just fix the symptom, and cause more serious problems later on. Chapter 5 Problem-Solving Pitfalls
  10. 10. Mastering Problem-Solving
  11. 11. Review Would you recommend this book? Write your review here.

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