Celebrating 50 years of reflective practice: Versions of Creative Problem Solving
This article highlights 50 years of development based on Alex Osborn’s first introduction of Creative Problem Solving (CPS), and summarizes the major advances in deliberately developing creative talent.
Understanding Individual Problem-Solving Style: A Key to Learning and Applying Creative Problem Solving
When people understand their preferred style of problem solving, they are better able to: learn and apply tools more effectively, improve their contributions to teamwork, and produce better results. The focus of this article is on VIEW: An Assessment of Problem Solving Style.
Creative Climate: A Leadership Lever for Innovation
This article reports the results of a study that clearly indicates the importance of the leader’s role in creating a work climate supportive of creativity. The study used the Situational Outlook Questionnaire (SOQ).
Readings and Resources on Climate for Creativity: An Annotated Bibliography
This bibliography is focused on identifying resources and research on the work environment for creativity and innovation – with a focus on the Creative Climate Questionnaire (CCQ) and the Situational Outlook Questionnaire (SOQ). More information, including numerous downloadable resources, is available at www.SOQonline.net.
This bibliography is focused on identifying resources and research on the importance and value of problem solving style – with a focus on VIEW: An Assessment of Problem-Solving Style. More information, including numerous downloadable resources, is available at www.VIEWAssessment.com.
Creative Approaches to Problem Solving: A Framework for Innovation and Change
This book provides a detailed description of the current approach to Creative Problem Solving including guidelines and tools for generating and focusing in order to obtain clarity, develop ideas, and take effective action. It can be ordered at Sage Publishing or here on Amazon