Synectics

1961

  1. Problem as given
  2. Making the strange familiar - analysis
  3. Problem as understood (1)
  4. Operational mechanisms - analogy
  5. The familiar made strange
  6. Psychological states
  7. States integrated with the problem
  8. View point - perspective, framinology (1,2).
  9. Solution (or new question)

Source: William J. J. Gordon, Synectics, 1961.


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