Problem Solving / Edition 2

Problem Solving / Edition 2

by Facts on File, Inc. Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 081605522X

ISBN-13: 9780816055227

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

In a competitive and dynamic job market, having the right workplace skills is essential to securing a successful career. From finding a job and learning your way around a new work environment to scheduling projects and working effectively with colleagues, workers must know how to be effective, organized, and professional in the modern workplace. Each volume in the

Overview

In a competitive and dynamic job market, having the right workplace skills is essential to securing a successful career. From finding a job and learning your way around a new work environment to scheduling projects and working effectively with colleagues, workers must know how to be effective, organized, and professional in the modern workplace. Each volume in the Career Skills Library details key competencies identified by the Department of Labor as essential to solid job performance. Through case studies, exercises, quizzes, and additional resources, these books will help readers learn and master the personal and professional skills essential for any career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816055227
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Career Skills Library Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Problem-Solving Tools

1 The Problem Solver in You 9

2 Using Scientific Thinking to Solve Problems 24

3 Using Creative Thinking to Solve Problems 43

4 Obstacles to Problem Solving 58

Part II The Problem-Solving Process

5 Step 1-Identify and Define the Problem 74

6 Step 2-Define Goals and Objectives 95

7 Step 3-Generate Solutions 107

8 Step 4-Develop a Plan of Action 127

9 Step 5-Follow Through 140

10 Decision Making 156

Web Sites 167

Glossary 173

Bibliography 177

Index 181

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