Problem Solving

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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, ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816077731
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Career Skills Library Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 192
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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