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Learning from all sides: Triple Task as a new approach to problem solving

Bell, Simon and Morse, Stephen (2010). Learning from all sides: Triple Task as a new approach to problem solving. In: Conference of the Operational Research Society (OR52), 07-09 Sep 2010, London, UK.

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Abstract

This paper introduces the rationale behind a new approach to problem solving – Triple Task (TT) – and discusses how this adds new dimensions to problem solving. TT provides a means for groups to engage together in purposeful work and, at the same time, for facilitators to understand what may be influencing the outputs generated by groups; in particular the role of the group dynamic. The latter should help with the process of facilitation but could also help groups appreciate their own functioning. TT thus moves away from envisioning problem solving only as a means to an output but to a better understanding of process that arrived at the output.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEuropean Union FP7
Keywords: Triple Task Method; problem solving; workshops
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 24613
Depositing User: Simon Bell
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2010 13:05
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2012 20:43
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24613
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