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Systematic group dynamics for problem solving

Structured, systematic group management is better than intuitive trial and error at accomplishing consensus and creating actual change.  How to get many indiviiduals to cooperate rather than compete.

 

Problem Solving

To put the problem in print to see, then build from inside out for solution by going thru steps.

Enjoyed this Lesson

I would recommend to any admissions rep. This was a great course 

Challenges

Brainstorming is ideal for challenging situations

Creativity

Solving with creativity

Calm

Plan to be more calm and gather more info with a plan and check back

Action Plan

Great tutorial!  

My action plan is to incorporate of lot of these strategies into my day-to-day whirlwind.  When managing people, it's always important to reinvest into your human capital.

Wisdom

It must be a multi-faceted approach to meet the critical components to be successful.

Problem solving

Managers allgiven the task of problem solving and as uch they must understand what i the root cause and adjunctive cause of work place problems. Determining the cause allows for planning stregies to solve the problem. Causes of problem quickly assist us in settling disputes and problem which will stem off crises.

Great Information

Very similar to practices learned in organizational behavior. 

Fostering Innovative Work Environment

Think clearly! The more logically one thinks, the less likely they take other people's word on issues as evidence of truth.

Creative Thinking and Idea Generation

We are all creative! It's important to find a smaller issue to reason through within the larger problem.  Reason through a problem before making a final decision. 

Problem Solving

To solve a problem effectively, one must define the problem and get to it's root cause first. Depend on facts and not assumptions. 

Identifying the Solution

Knowing the end results, and identifying specific areas that need to be met to meet said result, is a great approach. 

Great Info

Always beneficial to work strategically versus from a hunch or status quo. 

Working Together

Always an advantage to identifying the problem, gather facts from all involved, discussing the issues, finding alignment on course of action, and excuting to resolve as a team. 

Fostering Innovative Work Environment

I found this course to be very helpful while considering my upcoming tasks that will hopefully allow me to discover the best solutions to achieve our deadlines.

Creative Thinking

It is good to get all kinds of ideas out even wild ideas. It is nice when all ideas are considered and not immediately discarded or thrown out before you can even finish it. This course offers ways to get the most out of your employees ideas and could help with better problem solutions.

Decision Making

I thought this course was intersting. I offered several techniques for getting the best solutions, not just the easiest.

Applying Innovation

I plan to use the information I learned in my current role with helping to develop and understand the steps to create innovative curriculum that students will enjoy and engage with.