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Tags: PROBLEM solving
- The case of the leftover locker. Woods, Khadia // Scholastic SuperScience;Sep97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p15
Presents a problem-solving activity the objective of which to search a leftover locker for clues about its former owner.
- `Wait a minute. This is where I came in.' A trial lawyer's search for alternative dispute... Goldberg, Steven H. // Brigham Young University Law Review;1997, Vol. 1997 Issue 3, p653
Presents information on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Author's first experience with ADR; Perception that teaching lawyers should teach students about the role of lawyers as stewards in society; Benefits of ADR techniques for lawyers.
- Are you a troubleshooter? Neuman, Helen // Career World;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p21
Discusses the need for persons entering the workplace to pose the skill be being a problem solver. Definition of critical thinking; How an employer know that a person has the ability to be a troubleshooter. INSET: How do you rate as a troubleshooter?..
- Resolving conflicts step by step. Arbetter, S. // Current Health 2;Sep91, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p14
Outlines a five-step method for resolving conflicts. Includes identifying the problem, looking for possible solutions, choosing the best solution, acting on a solution and evaluating the outcome. INSET: Consider the consequences (hints for impulse control)..
- Solving problems successfully: Think before you act. Sanders, Lynn B. // Current Health 2;Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p13
Discusses the importance of tuning in to your inner self when confronted with a problem or difficult situation. Comment that the way you talk to yourself determines your attitudes, actions, and degree of success in life; Steps on how to avoid unnecessary disagreement and conflict. INSET: Tips...
- Let's negotiate! Donahue, Marilyn Cram // Current Health 2;Feb98, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p13
Focuses on the need to incorporate negotiation and cooperation in the decision making and problem solving processes. How negotiation can make a difference; Discussion on decision making; What can e accomplished from cooperation.
- `I need someone to talk to!' // Current Health 1;Mar1998, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p29
Discusses the importance of a support system when one has personal problems which cannot be resolved by oneself. Examples of some problems children experience; Comments from Dr. Lawrence Balter, a New York child psychologist; Description of the best type of person to help in problem solving;...
- P.A.C.E.--a student problem solving procedure that works. Campbell, Lloyd P. // Education;Winter95, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p272
Discusses the use of the P.A.C.E. method for solving problems in various aspects of life. Meaning of P.A.C.E.; Practice for its use; Situations where the method is applicable.
- Sean French. French, Sean // New Statesman;06/27/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4340, p30
Describes the author's strategy in dealing with personal crisis. Pretending that the problem doesn't exist; Interest in other people's problems; Advice sought by the readers of the author's column.
- A personal file of stimulating ideas and problem solvers. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;Aug90, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p22
Offers suggestions on how to stimulate ones personal ideas. How to judge ones ideas; Suggestions to help determine if an idea is worth; Remedies to overcome the problems.