Hat Thinking from Edward de Bono - Black Hat Thinking from...

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Black Hat Thinking from Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats Within Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats process, Black Hat Thinking explores ways that an idea may not fit the situation, problems we may need to overcome, faults, or why something may not work. During Black Hat Thinking we consider obstacles, existing or potential downsides, and concerns. The single word that best describes the nature of the Black Hat is “caution.” If we are not cautious, we risk damage, danger, and disaster both for ourselves and for others. Black Thinking Hat protects us from harm. Black Hat Thinking: Exploring Lack of Fit Whenever something is suggested, we need to make sure the idea fits the circumstances. Black Hat Thinking points out things that do not fit the facts, regulations, strategy, our experience, or our values. Examples “Following this suggestion won’t fit recent changes in the tax laws. It’s no longer to our advantage to do it this way.” “This proposal to change the specs for building that addition would be less costly. But it
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course WTOB 2011 taught by Professor Hoangduong during the Winter '11 term at American InterContinental University Illinois.

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