Brainstorming and lateral thinking
Creative problem solving
- Access to big boards or wall space
- since most of the time this model is used to bring something out of the nothing up.
Setting: Big boards to collect and display information.
Types of participants: The model is used in groups, businesses, nonprofits as well as by individuals
Pre-Work Required: Only the introduction to the steps
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: usually two chair persons lead the rest of the group
* 2.1 Step 1: "What's Going On?
* 2.2 Step 2: "What's Success?"
* 2.3 Step 3: "What's the Question?"
* 2.4 Step 4: "Generate Answers"
* 2.5 Step 5: "Forge the Solution"
* 2.6 Step 6: "Align Resources"
Usual or Expected Outcomes: Very detailed, the end is usually a resolution.
How success is evaluated: By the endproduct, the resolution
Source: Tim Hurson
Alternative names: Productive Thinking Model
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