Strategies For Creative Problem Solving 3rd Edition

Author: H. Scott Fogler
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013309166X
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A Tested, Proven Approach to Problem Solving—Updated with New Material and Current, Real-Life Examples


Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Third Edition, will help you hone your creative skills and apply those skills to solve nearly any problem. Drawing on National Science Foundation-funded, advanced research that studied problem-solving techniques in all areas of modern industry, this book presents a comprehensive, systematic problem-solving framework. Through hands-on techniques and exercises drawing on realistic examples, you will learn how to approach an ill-defined problem, identify the real problem, generate and implement the best solution, evaluate what you’ve learned, and build on that knowledge.


This third edition has been updated and revised, further enhancing its value for engineers, technical practitioners, students, and anyone who wants to improve their problem-solving skills. Updates include 

  • More than twenty-five new examples—based on recent, real-world events and topics—that illustrate the various problem-solving techniques
  • Expanded coverage of critical thinking and reasoning
  • An introduction to structured critical reasoning
  • New discussion of managing complex change
  • Expanded and improved explanations of the components of problem-solving strategies 

The first edition of this book earned ASEE’s 1996 Meriam-Wiley Distinguished Author Award, and now it’s more focused and useful than ever.


Companion Web Site 

The book’s companion Web site ( is a valuable resource for students and instructors. The site contains

  • Interactive Computer Modules: Seven simulations linked to the book’s content and designed to deepen your expertise with every stage of the problem-solving process
  • Summary Notes: Chapter-specific material that highlights important points in each chapter—excellent for classroom presentations and concept review
  • Professional Reference Shelf: Additional examples and problem-solving materials
  • Additional Study Materials: Course syllabi and Web links to related material

Creative Approaches To Problem Solving

Author: Scott G. Isaksen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412977738
Size: 62.13 MB
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Features and Benefits: - Specific objectives in each chapter for the reader - This provides a clear focus for instruction or independent learning - Practical case study introduced in the beginning of each chapter and then completed as a ...

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

Author: Skip Downing
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305397487
Size: 21.62 MB
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A self-assessment at the beginning of the text helps you identify behaviors and beliefs you may wish to change in order to achieve more of your potential in college and in life.

Practice Problems For Creative Problem Solving

Author: Donald J. Treffinger
ISBN: 1882664647
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This book includes 50 situations that present interesting opportunities and challenges to stimulate students' creative and critical thinking.

Smart Choices

Author: John S. Hammond
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1633691055
Size: 34.44 MB
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In Smart Choices, John Hammond, Ralph Keeney, and Howard Raiffa—experts with over 100 years of experience resolving complex decision problems—offer a proven, straightforward, and flexible roadmap for making better and more impactful ...

Decision Making And Problem Solving

Author: John Adair
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749466979
Size: 20.82 MB
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Being able to communicate and share your ideas takes no less skill. Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies will help you to learn key techniques and models to confidently make the right decisions.

Essentials Of Chemical Reaction Engineering

Author: H. Scott Fogler
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0132317176
Size: 41.97 MB
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While the classic Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Fourth Edition, is still available, H. Scott Fogler distilled that larger text into this volume of essential topics for undergraduate students.

Creative Problem Solving For Managers

Author: Tony Proctor
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415345422
Size: 64.49 MB
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This is an accessible text and lively introduction to the skills of creative problem solving. Using extensive case-studies from a wide range of business situations, it illustrates the techniques used to solve management problems.