Friday, May 12, 2006


Various problem solving techniques like TRIZ , Analogy Mapping, Six Thinking hats and many more fundamentally revolve around the concept of channelizing and formulating a though process in thinker’s mind .When seen critically , one could discover that it all boils down to just ‘cause-effect’ ,’it happened – how to get out’ analysis .
But all these techniques go beyond these and help us to structure our reasoning to delve deep into problems. One such technique is the FORCE FIELD analysis where , we look at any problems/issue as being made of two kinds of forces –Positive Vs Negative or Driving or Restraining . An example of force field analysis thinking given here.
Now with the broken dwon reasons in hand the technique helps the team to sort out ways to overcome the restraining forces.



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