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    Creative Problem Solving Resources

    Resources for Team Managers to practice with their teams.

  • Generating Ideas Tools

  • Use to evoke or trigger new or varied options.

    Use to look at new possibilities for an element

    Use to find new combinations of various parameters or characteristics of an item or a situation

    Use to trigger elaboration and variation on a single core idea

    Use to encourage new possibilites to arise from unexpected connections

    Use to generate as many ideas as possible

  • Focusing Ideas Tools

  • A constructive way to analyze strengths, challenges, unique aspects, and future potential of an option

    This tool is helpful to rank a small number of choices

    Use this tool to evaluate, weigh or choose options against specific criteria

    Use this tool to organize tasks along a timeline to create a plan of action