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Unformatted text preview: determine exactly how to apply the solution figure out how i am going to implement the solution, step-by-step, ask lots of questions (who is going to do it, timetable, where we will do it? look for imperfection, is the plan learly defined? easy to implament? will people find it convenient or complicated? compare my solution to similiar programs - consider any changes we might want to creat in the ciommunity once imperfections have been found, adjust and remove them Three sources of information someone could use when investigating a problem or issue are: published reports, expert opinions and statistics. There are three steps to refining a solution for problems compared to two steps for refining solutions for issues. The three steps for refining solutions for problems are: working out the details, finding imperfections and complications and then make improvements. The first step, working out the details, means determining exactly how your solution will be applied. The second step, finding imperfections and complications, means you'll have to examine the details of your solution for imperfections. You can do this by checking for common kinds of imperfections such as safety, clarity and efficiency; by comparing your solution with competing ones, consider what changes your solution will cause and consider the effects your solution will have on people. The third step, making improvements, is well self explanatory; you make improvements that eliminate imperfections. The two steps for refining solutions for issues are: deciding what action should be taken and recognizing and overcoming difficulties. The first step is done by asking questions like: What exactly is to be done? How is it to be done? By whom is it to be done? and so on. The second step can be done in four steps: checking for common kinds of imperfections, comparing your plan of action with other competing ones, considering what changes your plan will produce in the existing situation and considering the effects your plan will have on people. ...
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