logo �1 on the Internet book 
main menu
Essay papers avaliable:   250 000

The widest database of original essays is now available due to EssaysBank.com! Thousands of high quality authentic essays are collected by our professional to make the lives of the students easier.

Hundreds of topics from various subjects of any educational level you will find anything you need at EssaysBank.com!

Submit your articles to the following
Search: in this section
Essay heading: 9-Step Problem Solving Model
Essay specific features
Issue: Business
Written by:
Date added: October 22, 2000
No of pages / words: 5 / 1284
Was viewed: 0 times
Rating of current essay:
Essay content:

Without an initial proper analysis of the problem, implementation for an effective working solution is impossible. We found the initial step of the model most effective when we identified the facts without trying to reach a solution within a group atmosphere. Due to the different perspectives of various team members, the team identified different aspects of the problem, which in turn, helped to later identify alternative solutions to the problem...
displayed 300 characters

Here are the options you can choose from:
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay.
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $11.99 /page.
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays.
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many
    of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month.
  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Due to the different perspectives of various team members, the team identified different aspects of the problem, which in turn, helped to later identify alternative solutions to the problem. Generic benchmarking on cross-cultural negotiations, co-branding, and researching on protecting intellectual property helped our learning team identify different strategies in the problem-solving approach for USAuto...
displayed next 300 characters

General issues of this essay:
Related essays:
Title Pages / Words Save
elements of creative and analytical problem solving
The third way, improvement is achieved by doing things better than they have been done before. These type of managers are systematic, careful, and thorough, and try to accomplish tasks in a different, and more effective way, than they had been done in the past...
2 / 381
Trial-and-error (also called guess and check) 5. Brainstorming 6. Morphological analysis 7. Method of focal objects 8. Lateral thinking 9. George Polya's techniques in How to Solve It 10...
2 / 473
What does this idea or solution have in relation to the key topic idea? Why is this idea listed? How closely related is it to other ideas generated? Does this solution best fit the issue addressed? Solutions should be reviewed for its effectiveness...
2 / 367
Approaches to Problem Solving
They then were given similar problems to solve. The results showed that in the transfer between the example problems and the actual problems the subjects were to solve, subjects only succeeded on the problems that were closest to the examples...
2 / 431
Intuition Thinking
Experience #1 I use a sensation-thinking problem solving style. This style focuses on the facts and details of a situation when solving a problem. When given a problem to solve, in both my personal life and work settings, I need to have all of the details and facts about the situation before I can begin to formulate a solution...
1 / 243
need help
Problem solving: overcoming some obstacles in order to answer a question or achieve a goal Four phases - Understanding - Generating hypotheses - Testing hypotheses - Checking results Strategies - Used in the generating hypotheses stage - Algorithm Algorithm: a mechanical repetitive procedure for solving a problem - Guarantee a correct solution to the problem - Heuristics Heuristics: strategies for solving a problem or for guiding an investigation - Narrow the range of options we have to consider when trying to solve a problem Types of Problems - Inducing Structure - Try and discover relations among parts of the problem - Transformation - Involve carrying out a sequence of transformations in order to reach a specific goal - Problems of arrangement - Involve arranging the parts of the problem in such a way that it satisfies some criterion - Often solved with a burst of insight Insight: the sudden discovery of the correct solution following incorrect attempts based primarily on trial and error - Insight Problems - Problem solution suddenly enters our mind - Immediately realize the solution to the problem is correct - Occurs suddenly - Novel approach to the problem has been taken - Novel interpretation of the problem has been made - Non-insight problem - Solve gradually - Using reasoning skills and a routine set of procedures - Metcalf & Wiebe (1987) - Insight problems - Algebra problems - "Warmth" ratings - Results - Algebra problems - Warmth ratings gradually grew until solution - Insight problems - No increase in warmth ratings until the person solved the problem in a flash of insight Barriers to Problem Solving - Involve assumptions affecting problem solving Fixation: an impediment to problem solving - Perceptual fixation - Involves perceptual (visual/spatial) assumptions about the problem domain that blocks ability to reach a solution - Mental Set - Get stuck on a set of rules to solve the problem - Use them even when the set of rules will prevent the solution or there is an easier solution - Functional Fixation - Getting stuck on a particular use for an object
2 / 348
The Psychology of Problem Solving
If it doesn't work - there is an error - then one tries another option." Although it is slightly lengthy it can be an extremely effective way to solve any given problem...
4 / 988