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Creative Problem Solving

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 19 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Involves self and topic analysis. ask questions to narrow down a broad topic into more specific one.






2. Generally it is defined as an example - pattern or metal map - a way of thinking - percieving or approaching work in some contex






3. A ______ exists when people recognize they failed to meet an objective or believe they will fail






4. Ability to Infer a Conclusion from one or multiple premises. To do so requires examining logical relationships among statements or data.






5. A Statement or Proposition with Supporting Evidence. Critical thinking involves Identify - Evaluating - and Contructing Arguments.






6. The Identification of a cluster of Similar - related or reoccuring incidents through a Preliminary review of information - and the selection of this Crime/Disorder problem - among competing priorities - for future examination.






7. Logical - sequential - rational - analytical - objective - looks at parts






8. Used in law enforcement - Scanning - Analysis - Response - Assesment






9. Way one VIews the world - which shapes one's construction of meaning. In a Search for Understanding - critical thinkers wiew Phenomena from many points of view.






10. Analyzing the environment - monitor internal and external environments constantly - look for signgs of problems or opportunities - gather lots of information






11. The use of Several Sources of information to determine why a problem is occurring - who is responsible - who is affected - where the problem is located - when it occurs and what form the problem takes. Analysis requires identifying patterns that expl






12. Asking questions - making judgements - identifying sssumptions






13. Random - intuitive - holistic - synthesizing - subjective - looks at wholes






14. Conditions that must be met for something to be judged as believeable. Must be applied to think critically.






15. Control - evaluating results






16. We locate problem at the 'center' of our focus and then gather peripheral resources to bear down on the problem






17. Dispositions - criteria - argument - reasoning - point of view - proceddures for applying criteria






18. Identifies the problem and what causes it start by drawing a line and shorterlines will shoot from it as you think up the issues - some also call it an 'Issue tree'






19. Analyse the environment - recognize the problem - identify the problem - make assumptions - generate alternatives - choose among alternatives - implementation - control