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Career Skills Library: Problem Solving, Third Edition
  • Format
  • Authored by: Andrew Morkes
  • From the Series: Career Skills Library
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816077738
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7773-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 09/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 650.1
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 196


Praise for the previous edition:
"The advice is sound and the interactive style will appeal to teens...solid and engaging..."—School Library Journal

Developing and understanding different methods of tackling problems is an essential career skill. Problem Solving, Third Edition teaches readers how to become a problem solver, a valuable and highly sought person in today's complicated workforce. This new edition illustrates the difference between scientific and creative problem-solving techniques and outlines a five-step approach to dealing with dilemmas that students can apply to almost any situation. A new appendix of helpful Web sites has been added as well as true-or-false quizzes in each chapter.

Chapters include:

  • The Problem Solver in You
  • Using Scientific Thinking to Solve Problems
  • Using Creative Thinking to Solve Problems
  • Obstacles to Problem Solving
  • Identify and Define the Problem
  • Define Goals and Objectives
  • Generate Solutions
  • Develop a Plan of Action
  • Follow Through
  • Decision Making.


Black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Glossary.

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