Tools and Techniques

Essay by neajmapUniversity, Bachelor'sA+, June 2006

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Visualization can be used in many aspects of an organization; the author's example is from personal experience. When faced with a difficult situation there are several decision-making tools or techniques that one can employ. Visualizing is a technique that breaks through narrow thinking by tapping into ones creativity calling on every viable, however random, solution imaginable. This helps generate radical ideas and can lead to remarkable results. In order to find the best solution it is important to consider many possible solutions. The purpose of this paper is to define decision-making tools and techniques. This paper will define a decision-making tool, visualizing, and explain its application as well as when and when not to use this tool. Throughout the paper the author will define, apply and explain when and when not to use visualizing as your decision making tool. The first part is defining visualizing. This is where a couple different definitions will be explained and simplified into a new definition that is easily understood.

Then it leads into the application and example of application of visualizing.


There are many different strategies that are used to solve problems. "To solve organizational problems effectively requires an appropriate mindset--viewing problems as opportunities or challenges and looking for solutions as opposed to placing blame, as well as developing skills in problem solving" (Bassham, 2004, p.12) Before using a strategy, one must remember a few things. It is beneficial for an individual to take their time, try, do not give up, and be steadfast. Problems cannot be solved if they are not challenged Visualization is an important criterion to solving the problems the company comes up against. An example of visualization is displayed in the author's neighborhood. 20 years ago, the homes in the neighborhood sold around 40,000 dollars. A...