Six Thinking Hats


Definition: Six Thinking Hats is an ideation, discussion, lateral thinking and parallel thinking model that can be used for exploring different perspectives towards a complex situation or challenge. Seeing things in various ways is often a good idea in business strategy formation or complex decision making processes.
6TH can be used individually, but typically it is a group process.
It aims at simplify reasoning by allowing to deal with one thing at a time. Also it aims at allowing to switch thinking consciously from one of 6 thinking styles (hats) to another.


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