A critical analysis of TRIZ as a creative problem solving and opportunity finding technique
- Authors: Myburgh, Ferdinand Jan Hendrik
- Date: 2012-09-10
- Subjects: Creative ability in business , Problem solving , Creative writing
- Type: Thesis
- Identifier: uj:9823 , http://hdl.handle.net/10210/7227
- Description: M.Comm. , The objectives of the study are: To define "creativity", to understand how people think when they solve problems, and to identify the major barriers to creative problem solving and opportunity finding and to investigate whether these barriers can be overcome. To investigate the essence of TRIZ, its history of development, how it works, its nderlying inventive principles, its psychology and whether it is an effective problem solving technique in the sense that it is a cure for barriers to creative thinking. To investigate whether TRIZ can be applied in a non-technical context as a creative problem solving technique, whether it can be applied in conjunction with other creative problem solving techniques and whether it is effective in relation to other creative problem solving techniques.
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Book Discussion : tales of the metric system by Imraan Coovadia
- Authors: Modise, Theodorah
- Date: 2015-04-13
- Subjects: Imraan Coovadia , Metric System - Tales , Professor Karen Scherzinger , Creative writing
- Type: Presentation
- Identifier: uj:1150 , http://hdl.handle.net/10210/13631
- Description: Book Discussion , Imraan Coovadia is a writer and director of the creative writing programme at the University of Cape Town. He is also the winner of the M-Net Prize, and a collection of essays, Transformations (2012), which won the South African Literary Award for Creative Non-Fiction. In 2010 his novel, High Low In-between, won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize and the University of Johannesburg prize. He has published a scholarly monograph with Palgrave, Authority and Authorship in V.S. Naipaul (2009), two earlier novels, and a number of journal articles. His fi ction has been published in a number of countries, and he has written for many newspapers, journals, and magazines here and overseas, including the New York Times, N+1, Agni, the Times of India, and Threepenny Review.
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