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The Thinker's Toolkit: 14 Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving

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An invaluable resource for any manager or professional, this book offers a collection of proven, practical methods for simplifying any problem and making faster, better decisions every time.

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Synopsis:

Offers strategies on how to make intelligent and informed decisions in today's complicated business world and provides fourteen strategies on how to solve problems and simplify processes

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments — Introduction — Part 1: Why We Go Astray — 1: Thinking About Thinking — 2: Insights into Problem Solving — Part 2: The Fourteen Tools — 3: Problem Restatement — 4: Pros-Cons-and-Fixes — 5: Divergent/Convergent Thinking — 6: Sorting, Chronologies, and Time Lines — 7: Casual Flow Diagramming — 8: The Matrix — 9: The Scenario Tree — 10: Weighted Rankings — 11: Hypothesis Testing — 12: Devil's Advocacy — 13: The Probability Tree — 14: The Utility Tree — 15: The Utility Matrix — 16: Advanced Utility Analysis — Part 3: Where Do We Go from Here? — 17: Your Next Steps — Solutions to Exercises — For Further Reading — Notes — Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307560599
Subtitle:
Fourteen Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving
Publisher:
Times Business
Author:
Morgan D. Jones
Author:
Morgan D. Jones
Subject:
Business & Economics : General
Subject:
Self-Help : Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Business & Economics : Management - General
Subject:
Psychology : Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Thought and thinking
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Decision-making
Subject:
Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Decision making -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Business management
Subject:
Business-Personal Skills
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Subject:
Psychology-Mind and Consciousness
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19980630
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
368

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