Convergence and Implementation

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Convergence and Implementation
1010204 Convergence and ImplementationIt's a great mistake to neglect the convergence stage of problem solving. Many people believe they can just pick the best ideas and move on. You will get the best results when you thoughtfully apply agreed-on criteria within a structured process for idea selection.
Staged Criteria Process This process is orderly and structured, which makes it effective and relatively fast. It works because we use only one criterion at a time, avoiding the complication of mixing the criteria up as idea selections are made. Here are the criteria that we use, in the order of use:
Charles Prather, Ph.D.: Manager's Guide to Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Teams. Convergence and Implementation, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export