Cover of: Strategies for creative problem solving | H. Scott Fogler

Strategies for creative problem solving

2nd ed.

Published by Pearson Custom Publishing in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Second Edition, will help you sharpen your "street smarts" and leverage your creative skills to find better solutions for virtually any technical problem. Drawing on advanced, National Science Foundation-funded research, it introduces a start-to-finish problem-solving framework that integrates proven strategies from todays most effective technical organizations. Using its hands-on techniques and exercises, you'll learn how to gather data, systematically identify problems, generate superior alternatives, choose and implement the best solution, evaluate what you learn, and use that knowledge to create even better outcomes."

Table of Contents

Problem-solving strategies: why bother?
The characteristics, attitudes, and environment necessary for effective problem solving
Gathering information on the problem
Problem definition
Breaking down the barriers to generating ideas
Generating solutions
Deciding the course of action
Implementing the solution
Evaluation
Troubleshooting
Putting it all together
Appendix 1: McMaster's five-point strategy
Appendix 2: Plotting data.

Edition Notes

"Taken from: Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Second Edition by H. Scott Fogler and Steven E. LeBlanc."

"This special edition published in cooperation with Pearson Custom Publishing"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
153.4/3

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 290 pages :
Number of pages
290

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26526276M
Internet Archive
strategiesforcre0000fogl
ISBN 10
0536087830
ISBN 13
9780536087836
OCLC/WorldCat
926734598

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