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Effective Problem Solving

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For freshman through senior-level courses on Critical Thinking, Cognition, or Problem Solving.
This brief survey of creative problem solving offers a collection of specific, practical procedures that one should use for various classes of problems ranging from machines that need repairing, to mathematical puzzles, engineering problems, poorly defined industrial problems, co
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Paperback, 146 pages
Published December 9th 1993 by Pearson
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Murilo Andrade
Oct 28, 2015 Murilo Andrade rated it liked it
Very interesting book. It gives general methods to solve problems, acting on a wide range, from Mathematics to interpersonal problems. If focuses on Prescriptive principles, i.e. how you should solve problems, rather than descriptive ones. The book is composed of 4 sections: Intimate Engagement, Special Features, Lateral Thinking, Interpersonal problem Solving. Each section ends with a handful of exercises.

Intimate Engagement: This has a motivational emphasis. One should try to ignore the threat
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