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Instructor Teaching Site for Creative Approaches to Problem Solving, Third Edition
A Framework for Innovation and Change
Scott G. Isaksen, K. Brian Dorval, and Donald J. Treffinger


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About the Book

Creative Approaches to Problem Solving (CAPS) is a comprehensive text covering the well-known, cited, and used system for problem solving and creativity known as Creative Problem Solving (CPS). CPS is a flexible system used to help individuals and groups solve problems, manage change, and deliver innovation. It provides a framework, language, guidelines, and set of easy-to-use tools for understanding challenges, generating ideas and transforming promising ideas into action.

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