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brainstorming

[′brān ‚stȯrm·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
A procedure used to find a solution for a problem by collecting all the ideas, without regard for feasibility, which occur from a group of people meeting together.
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Duggan is not the only one to question to the usefulness of brainstorming.
WIQQLE accelerates brainstorming because it is democratic fun.
We found that, when tackling complex issues, the use of best practices to produce high-quality brainstorming did result in better decision making," Brazel says.
The researchers also found that if a team leader comes into the brainstorming process with preconceived notions, that effectively short-circuits the brainstorming effort - and using best practices will not help.
As the leader, you will have to decide how many team members you want to participate in your brainstorming session.
A portion of each brainstorming session should specifically address the ramifications of the session's findings on the audit plan.
One of the really powerful and useful sections of this website is one dedicated to training and learning how to run a brainstorming session.
We conclude the brainstorming session by showing the partitioning of subject areas among the three new courses.
Institutions also use anonymous brainstorming and voting to do academic reviews, faculty position selection, and other committee work that requires precise documentation, nonpartisan discussion, and careful evaluation, McCall says.
Similar to the first session, after reaching consensus on the names of the courses, industry and higher education representatives were given "Post-it" notes to record ideas generated during the brainstorming process.
Other brainstorming agenda items include the results of whistle-blower hotline calls, fraud risk assessments performed by the company's independent auditors, and fraud risk factors or concerns identified by the audit committee.