Problem Solving


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Fogler, H. Scott and Steven E. LeBlanc. Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, 2nd ed. Prentice Hall PTR, 2007.

Kennedy, George E. and Tracy T. Montgomery. Technical and Professional Writing: Problem Solving at Work. Prentice Hall, 2001.

Kynell, Teresa. Writing in a Milieu of Utility: The Move to Technical Communication in American Engineering Programs, 1850-1950, 2nd ed. Stamford, CT: Ablex Publishing, 2000.

Michalewicz, Zbigniew and David B. Fogel. How to Solve It: Modern Heuristics, 2nd ed. Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2004.

Traffinger, Donald J., Scott G. Isaksen, and K. Brian Stead-dorval. Creative Problem Solving: An Introduction, 4th ed. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, 2006.

Zeitz, Paul. The Art and Craft of Problem Solving, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2006.

Strategic Thinking

Birnbaum, Bill. Strategic Thinking: A Four Piece Puzzle. Costa Mesa, CA: Douglas Mountain Publishing, 2004.

Robert, Michael. The New Strategic Thinking. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Sloan, Julia. Learning to Think Strategically. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

Stowell, Steven and Stephanie Mead. Ahead of the Curve: A Guide to Applied Strategic Thinking. Sandy,UT: CMOE Press, 2005.

Wooten, Simon and Terry Horne. Strategic Thinking: A Step-By-Step Approach to Strategy, 2nd ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, 2002.

Visual Thinking

Buzan, Tony. Mind Mapping: Kickstart Your Creativity and Transform Your Life. BBC, 2006.

Buzan, Tony. Mind Maps at Work: How to Be the Best at Your Job and Still Have Time to Play. New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2005.

Kaplan, Robert S. and David P. Norton. Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2004.

Margulies, Nancy and Christine Valenza. Visual Thinking: Tools for Mapping Your Ideas. Crown House Publishing, 2005.

Mayer, Richard. Thinking, Problem Solving, Cognition. New York, NY: Freeman, 1992.

McKim, Robert H. Thinking Visually: A Strategy Manual for Problem Solving. Belmont, CA: Lifetime Learning Publications, 1980.

Nast, Jamie. Idea Mapping: How to Access Your Hidden Brain Power, Learn Faster, Remember More, and Achieve Success in Business. Wiley Publishing, 2006.

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