logo share us

Parallel Thinking

   

Definition: Parallel Thinking is a co-operative and co-ordinated thinking approach.
The Six Thinking Hats method is one simple and practical example of carrying out PT, described first by de Bono in his book with the same name.
With the traditional argument or adversarial thinking (established by Socrates, Plato and Aristotle), each side takes a different position and then seeks to attack the other side.
With PT, both sides (or all parties) are thinking in parallel, in the same direction. The direction itself can be changed in order to give a full scan of the situation. But at every moment each thinker is thinking in parallel with all the other thinkers.


   
   
💡

Learn more about Parallel Thinking.



More on idea generation and creativity: Association, Brainstorming, Brainwriting, Idea Generation, Six Thinking Hats.

You may also like: Full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Executive Education, Online MBA.



MBA Brief offers concise, yet precise definitions of concepts, methods and models as taught in a study Master of Business Administration.

We like to keep things short, and provide links to learn more about your subject.


add us to your desktop

Add MBA Brief to your desktop / iPad

   

© 2024 MBA Brief - Last updated: 18-4-2024  -  Privacy   |   Terms