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Decision making & problem solving strategies

Adair, John Eric 1934- (Author). NetLibrary, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn170933357
  • ISBN: 0749451920 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780749451929 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 110 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2007.

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Note: "The Sunday times."
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-106) and index.
Contents: Your mind at work. Is your brain working now? The functions of the mind. The depth mind principle -- The art of effective decision making. Define the objective. Collect relevant information. Generate feasible options. Make the decision. Implement and evaluate -- Sharing decisions with others. Your role as leader. Task need. Team maintenance need. Individual needs. The three circles interact. The functions of leadership -- Key problem-solving strategies. How problems differ from decisions. A unified model for decision making and problem solving. Asking the right questions. How to approach systems problems -- How to generate ideas. Brainstorming. How to run a brainstorming session -- Thinking outside the box. Towards a more creative approach. Look wider for solutions. How to use your depth mind -- Developing your thinking skills. What is an effective practical thinker? Check that you are in the right field. How to design your own learning strategy.
Note: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2007. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Subject: Decision making
Problem solving
Thought and thinking

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