Managing Virtual Changes-a Guide To Creative Problem Solving For The Design Professions by Frank L. MaravigliaManaging Virtual Changes-a Guide To Creative Problem Solving For The Design Professions by Frank L. Maraviglia

Managing Virtual Changes-a Guide To Creative Problem Solving For The Design Professions

byFrank L. Maraviglia, Dr Alon Kvashny

Paperback | January 1, 2006

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1. Fostering creativity and meeting goals and achieving sense of personal accomplishment from developing new design solutions are important to every designer. This book aims to help designers develop their own productivity when developing solutions for design problems that demand originality and an original approach. It is a how-to book on creativity that presents the creative Problem Solving (CPS) Process. CPS offers one of the very important frameworks for the development of improved ways for thinking, generating fresh ideas, implementing these ideas. The chapters in this book provide information that will help the readers understand and enhance their personal approach to creative problem solving. Chapter 1 provides a summary, a review of the foundation, and philosophy of creativity. It sets the foundation framework upon which the rest of the book is set. Chapter 2 provides the background for change and its need for continued growth in life and the need to take a proactive approach to the forces of change. Chapter 3 summarizes the roadblocks to creative behavior that we have within us and the capacity to rid ourselves of them. Chapter 4 prepares the reader for using the creative problem solving (CPS) Process. It contains components as well as the use of creative visionizing and imagery. Chapter 5 deals with the concept of whole brain thinking and the functions of the two hemispheres of the human brain. Chapters 6 and 7 present information to help faculty and principles in design firms deal with leading their respective students/designers. It discusses the climate needed for enhancing creativity. Chapter 8 contains a variety of CPS tools and techniques as support materials for creativethinking and design, both divergences and convergence modes. We hope that the materials and resources in this book are informative and enjoyable.
Title:Managing Virtual Changes-a Guide To Creative Problem Solving For The Design ProfessionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.46 inPublished:January 1, 2006Publisher:AuthorhouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1420853686

ISBN - 13:9781420853681

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