Solving Business Problems

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Solving Business  GEB 3031: Cornerstone Professor Cameron M. Ford
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Define the problem Set solution objectives Generate alternative solutions Evaluate alternatives Choose, implement, and monitor results Stages in Problem Solving 
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Problems with defining problems: Defining a problem in terms of a solution Defining a problem in terms of a symptom  Strategies for effective problem definition: Awareness Brainstorming Defining the Problem
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Root Cause Analysis: Example
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Identify standards, objectives, or future states  (best) you are seeking Identify trade-offs among objectives Prioritize objectives - Use  prioritization matrix Setting Solution Objectives
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Generate Alternative Solutions SEVEN RULES OF BRAINSTORMING  (IDEO) 1. Defer judgment 2. Encourage wild ideas  3. Build on the ideas of others 4. Stay focused on the topic
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