Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Quote of the Week!

The best way out is always through.-Robert Frost

Problem-solving is a mental process that involves analyzing and finding the best solution to resolve a certain issue.

The following are the steps to solve any problem:
1. Identify the problem.
Analyze the current situation surrounding the problem and identify the actual problem. Often times an individual identifies something that is not acutally the problem.
2. Define the problem.
State the problem into your own words
3. Form a strategy.
Develop a strategy to tackle the problem.
4. Organize information.
Identify what you know and don't know about the problem. The more information an individual as the more easily it is to identify an accurate solution.
5. Allocate resources.
Determine the priority of the problem is important. Is the problem of high or low priority? If its a high priority, then more resources will be utlizied. And if it is of low priority then less resources will be used.
6. Monitor progress.
Evaluate the progress made towards the goal. If no progress is made then, it's time to re-evaluate the goal.
7. Evaluate results.
After a solution has been reached, then it is very important to look at the outcome of solving the problem. Did you find the best solution?

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