INEG4433_LSN13_08

INEG4433_LSN13_08 - INEG 4433 Systems Engineering and...

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LSN 12 1 Click to edit Master subtitle style INEG 4433– Systems Engineering and Management INEG 4433 Systems Engineering and Management Lesson 13: Problem Definition Recap
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LSN 12 2 INEG 4433– Systems Engineering and Management Where are We? Last Time Value Modeling Next Time Alternative Generation Ethics This Time Problem Definition Review
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LSN 8 3 INEG 4433– Systems Engineering and Management The System Decision Process
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LSN 8 4 INEG 4433– Systems Engineering and Management HW Go to the following Web Site http://onlineethics.org/ Select an ethics case study from the web page. You will have to navigate around to find case studies relevant to your interests. Select and Read one of the case studies Provide a 1 page description of the case study Identify the ethics issues Put yourself in the role of one of the key participants and discuss how you would approach your ethical dilemma Due 20 October 2008
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The Six Thinking Hats n A powerful technique that helps you look  at important decisions from a number of  different perspectives.  n Look at a problem from an emotional,  intuitive, creative or negative viewpoint.  n Mix ambition, skill in execution, sensitivity,  creativity and good contingency planning. 
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The Hats n White Hat: With this thinking hat you focus on the data  available.  n Red Hat: Look at problems using intuition, gut reaction,  and emotion.  n Black Hat: Look at all the bad points of the decision. Look  at it cautiously and defensively. Try to see why it 
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n Yellow Hat: Think positively. Optimistic viewpoint that helps  you to see all the benefits of the decision and  the value in it. n Green Hat: Creativity. This is where you can develop  creative solutions to a problem.  n Blue Hat: The Blue Hat stands for process control. This is  the hat worn by people chairing meetings. When  running into difficulties because ideas are  running dry, they may direct activity into Green 
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© 2005 Edward Lumsdaine Learning Objectives Chapter 7 ( Lumsdaine et al. . ) Seeing creative problem solving as an iterative, whole-brain process. Understanding the thinking modes and tasks involved in problem definition: EXPLORER (patent search) DETECTIVE (customer survey, Pareto analysis) S Positive problem definition statement
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© 2005 Edward Lumsdaine Individual Benefits of Creative Problem Solving Skills PERSONAL Coping with change Enhanced thinking, communication, and learning More enjoyable life PROFESSIONAL More effective problem solving and teamwork A successful career An invigorating work environment
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© 2005 Edward Lumsdaine Societal Benefits of Creative Problem Solving Skills ORGANIZATIONAL BENEFITS A product or service that meets the needs of the customer
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course INEG 4433 taught by Professor Pohl during the Spring '09 term at Arkansas.

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