LateralThinking

Information about LateralThinking

Published on April 16, 2008

Author: Siro

Source: authorstream.com

Content

Lateral Thinking:  Lateral Thinking Edward de Bono Tennis Problem:  Tennis Problem How many court-time will need to be scheduled in order to play a double elimination tournament of 128 tennis players. Vertical v. Lateral Thinking:  Vertical v. Lateral Thinking V = Selective L = Generative V = Moves in one direction L = Moves to generate direction V = Analytical L = Provocative V = Sequential L = Makes jumps V = Each step correct L = Not so Vertical v. Lateral Thinking:  Vertical v. Lateral Thinking V = Excludes irrelevant L = Chance intrusions V = Classification and labels fixed L = Not so V = Moves in one direction L = Moves to generate direction V = Most likely L = Least likely V = Finite process L = probabilistic one Vertical v. Lateral Thinking:  Vertical v. Lateral Thinking With vertical thinking one uses information for its own sake to in order to move forward to a solution. With lateral thinking one uses information not for its own sake but provocatively in order to bring about repatterning. Basic Nature of Lateral Thinking:  Basic Nature of Lateral Thinking Concerned with changing patterns In a self-maximizing system with a memory the arrangement of information must always be less than the best possible arrangement Both an attitude and a method of using information Never a judgment 4 Lines:  4 Lines 4 Lines:  4 Lines 4 Lines:  4 Lines Folding Solution:  Folding Solution Conceptual Blockbusting:  Conceptual Blockbusting James L. Adams Conceptual blocks:  Conceptual blocks Conceptual blocks are mental walls which block the problem-solver from correctly perceiving a problem or conceiving its solution. Conceptual Blocks:  Conceptual Blocks Perceptual Cultural Environmental Emotional Intellectual Expressive Problem:  Problem Assume that a steel pipe is imbedded in the concrete floor of a bare room. The inside diameter of the pipe is .06” larger than the diameter of a ping-pong ball (1.50”) which is resting gently on the bottom of the pipe. You are one of six people in the room along with the following: Equipment:  Equipment 100’ clothesline A carpenters hammer A chisel A box of Wheaties A file A wire coat hanger A monkey wrench A light bulb Diagram:  Diagram 4” Solutions:  Solutions Fluency – number of concepts one produces in a given length of time. Flexibility – diversity of the ideas generated Flexibility:  Flexibility Tweezers Tools Wheaties Cultural Blocks:  Cultural Blocks Fantasy and reflection are a waste of time lazy, even crazy. Playfulness is for children only Problem solving is a serious business and humor is out of place Reason, logic numbers utility, Practicality are good; feeling, intuition, qualitative judgments, pleasure are bad Tradition is preferable to change Any problem can be solved by scientific thinking and lots of money Taboos Environmental Blocks:  Environmental Blocks Lack of cooperation and trust of colleagues Autocratic boss who values only his own ideas; does not reward others Distractions – phone, easy intrusions Lack of support to bring ideas into action Perceptual Blocks:  Perceptual Blocks Difficulty in isolation the problem Tendency to delimit the problem too closely Inability to see the problem from various viewpoints Seeing what you expect to see; Stereotyping Saturation Failure to utilize all sensory inputs

Related presentations


Other presentations created by Siro

industry shampoo
13. 01. 2008
0 views

industry shampoo

communication skills
28. 01. 2008
0 views

communication skills

OzoneDepletion
20. 02. 2008
0 views

OzoneDepletion

Wine Tour 07
06. 02. 2008
0 views

Wine Tour 07

Samsung Electronics Master
08. 04. 2008
0 views

Samsung Electronics Master

2 ARV access EMRO Survey
08. 05. 2008
0 views

2 ARV access EMRO Survey

Leap for London assembly Primary
02. 05. 2008
0 views

Leap for London assembly Primary

4Unit 1
24. 04. 2008
0 views

4Unit 1

poole
21. 03. 2008
0 views

poole

SOLUTIONS 2007 Conference Guide
19. 03. 2008
0 views

SOLUTIONS 2007 Conference Guide

RutgersTB2
15. 03. 2008
0 views

RutgersTB2

JHP a FRBR ENG
11. 03. 2008
0 views

JHP a FRBR ENG

delta777
09. 01. 2008
0 views

delta777

bentivegna thesis04
10. 01. 2008
0 views

bentivegna thesis04

DetroitScience Center
10. 01. 2008
0 views

DetroitScience Center

michigan0319a
13. 01. 2008
0 views

michigan0319a

asso 12b25
14. 01. 2008
0 views

asso 12b25

Intro overview
16. 01. 2008
0 views

Intro overview

d000511
18. 01. 2008
0 views

d000511

Solar Water Pumps in Kansas
23. 01. 2008
0 views

Solar Water Pumps in Kansas

trt8fm
17. 01. 2008
0 views

trt8fm

Psalms Class 1
04. 02. 2008
0 views

Psalms Class 1

Deuteronomy6Sermon
04. 02. 2008
0 views

Deuteronomy6Sermon

Cellular Phones
04. 02. 2008
0 views

Cellular Phones

AIG PTF March 03
04. 02. 2008
0 views

AIG PTF March 03

TSIL Shareholders 160606
11. 02. 2008
0 views

TSIL Shareholders 160606

102
21. 01. 2008
0 views

102

20050717 worship
29. 01. 2008
0 views

20050717 worship

jiyeong0414
10. 01. 2008
0 views

jiyeong0414

MEMS
13. 02. 2008
0 views

MEMS

01 rlsss
25. 02. 2008
0 views

01 rlsss

MD SuDeChallenges TTBe
09. 01. 2008
0 views

MD SuDeChallenges TTBe

Laura Gitlin
16. 01. 2008
0 views

Laura Gitlin

DBillington
11. 01. 2008
0 views

DBillington

4 Nakatani
24. 01. 2008
0 views

4 Nakatani

GRD MatE
22. 01. 2008
0 views

GRD MatE

e0
05. 02. 2008
0 views

e0

Presentation23
11. 01. 2008
0 views

Presentation23

FAUVE PORTRAITS
26. 02. 2008
0 views

FAUVE PORTRAITS