Question and answer
To come up with possible solutions to a problem is referred to as:
roblem-solving is a mental process that involves discovering, analyzing and solving problems. [ The ultimate goal of problem-solving is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. The best strategy for solving a problem depends largely on the unique situation. In some cases, people are better off learning everything they can about the issue and then using factual
knowledge to come up with a solution. In other instances, creativity and insight are the best options. The Steps in Problem-Solving In order to correctly solve a problem, it is important to follow a series of steps. Many researchers refer to this as the problem-solving cycle, which includes developing strategies and organizing knowledge. While this cycle is portrayed sequentially, people rarely follow a rigid series of steps to find a solution. Instead, we often skip steps or even go back through steps multiple times until the desired solution is reached. Identifying the Problem: While it may seem like an obvious step, identifying the problem is not always as simple as it sounds. In some cases, people might mistakenly identify the wrong source of a problem, which will make attempts to solve it inefficient or even useless. Defining the Problem: After the problem has been identified, it is important to fully define the problem so that it can be solved. Forming a Strategy: The next step is to develop a strategy to solve the problem. The approach used will vary depending upon the situation and the individual's unique preferences. Organizing Information: Before coming up with a solution, we need to first organize the available information. What do we know about the problem? What do we not know? The more information that is available, the better prepared we will be to come up with an accurate solution. Allocating Resources: Of course, we don't always have unlimited money, time and other resources to solve a problem. Before you begin to solve a problem, you need to determine how high priority it is. ]
Expert answered|Disemal|Points 124|
Question
Asked 6/13/2012 5:29:44 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (FREE)
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
ok
Weegy: Any other questions I can answer for you? User: Objective and subjective tests, which include written and research papers, are called: Weegy: Objective and subjective tests, which include written and research papers, are called test types. User: than you (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 6/13/2012 5:10:53 PM
0 Answers/Comments
"Should I apply for a job or go for an internship?" is an example of which stage in the problem-solving process?
Weegy: The answer is Defining a problem. User: what is intrepting information (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 6/13/2012 5:35:46 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Home | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2013 Purple Inc.
Ad
Popular Conversations
which life stage does nutritional issue might cause the most problems ...
Weegy: Malnutrition is a common problem in cancer patients that has been relief from nutrition impact symptoms and ...
4/19/2014 1:18:55 AM| 5 Answers
Pax Romana lasted from the reign of
Weegy: Pax Romana lasted from the reign of: Marcus Aurelius.
4/19/2014 4:45:15 PM| 3 Answers
Energy from sunlight is harmful to our skin.
4/19/2014 4:02:26 AM| 2 Answers
Helen's sign for her mother was touching her hand to her
Weegy: forehead User: The students at Perkins Institute sent Helen a(n): Weegy: The students at Perkins Institute ...
4/19/2014 7:05:08 AM| 2 Answers
(3+ (6)) (6+ 5)=
Weegy: (3+6)(6+5) 9 + 11 = 20
4/19/2014 8:54:53 AM| 2 Answers
( 7- 10)2- 630
4/19/2014 12:22:32 PM| 2 Answers
As temperature increases, the speed of ...
Weegy: No, it decreases because when temperature is low water is present in atmosphere which let sound to go fast
4/19/2014 1:04:54 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
Points 1562 [Total 6949]| Ratings 0| Comments 1562| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
Points 1453 [Total 9334]| Ratings 0| Comments 1453| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
Points 480 [Total 7157]| Ratings 1| Comments 470| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 429 [Total 2876]| Ratings 2| Comments 399| Invitations 1|Offline
S
R
Points 175 [Total 287]| Ratings 5| Comments 105| Invitations 2|Offline
S
Points 163 [Total 579]| Ratings 0| Comments 163| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 156 [Total 156]| Ratings 6| Comments 76| Invitations 2|Offline
S
1
Points 154 [Total 484]| Ratings 3| Comments 124| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
Points 145 [Total 3411]| Ratings 6| Comments 85| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 141 [Total 785]| Ratings 1| Comments 131| Invitations 0|Offline