Although brainstorming is the most common technique to develop alternative solutions

Although brainstorming is the most common technique to develop alternative solutions

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Although brainstorming is the most common technique to develop alternative solutions, managers  can use several other ways to help develop solutions. Here are some examples: Nominal group technique. This method involves the use of a highly structured meeting,  complete with an agenda, and restricts discussion or interpersonal communication during the  decision-making process. This technique is useful because it ensures that every group  member has equal input in the decision-making process. It also avoids some of the pitfalls,  such as pressure to conform, group dominance, hostility, and conflict, that can plague a more  interactive, spontaneous, unstructured forum such as brainstorming.  Delphi technique. With this technique, participants never meet, but a group leader uses  written questionnaires to conduct the decision making. 
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