The Thinker's Toolkit: Fourteen Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving

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Overview

An invaluable resource for any manager or professional, this book offers a collection of proven, practical methods for simplifying any problem and making faster, better decisions every time.

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An invaluable resource for any manager or professional, this book offers a collection of proven, practical methods for simplifying any problem and making faster, better decisions every time.

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If you've admitted you need help with problem solving, you've taken the first step. If you've pored through Jones' thinking tools, you've taken the second.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812928082
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/10/1998
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 318,243
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2003

    Analysis versus Instinct

    Morgan James will never become a screen writer in my mind. His writing style is turgid, slow, sometimes requires two or three passes of intense reading, but I have gained enormous insight into my thinking or lack of thinking patterns in the past. I loved his water bed hypothetical, and I think his business analyses are a sine qua non for B schools, especially the Ivy League crowd who have populated our government agencies and caused such incompetence and revolving military industrial complex ring around the rosies life games. I am happy to hear the oxymoron CIA has now adopted his book in its curriculum. We need to. I hope he will follow up with a serious criticism about the botched ethnic composition makeup of our intelligence agencies. We had two Muslim agents in all of Saudi Arabia on 9/11 according to Robert Baer, a fellow spy handler, who wrote In Bed With The Devil. Overall I think the book is a great educator about our subconscious mind and its prejudices and constant blocking of real thinking outside the box. I would give it a 5***** star rating. I have not had to endure so much intense concentration or heavy reading since I took Logic as an undergrad at the University of Oklahoma, or when I read all of Ayn Rand's writings.

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