Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement

MOOC Summaries - Reinvent Yourself Unleash Creativity - Reorganization and RearrangementTopic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement

“Reorganization & Rearrangement … SCAMPER … Reversal … Dissection … Expansion … Discussion of stop & thinks … Wrap-Up”
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  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Reorganization & Rearrangement > Reorganization & Rearrangement
  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Reversal > Reversal
  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Dissection > Dissection
  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Expansion > Expansion
  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Discussion of stop & thinks > Discussion of Stop & Thinks
  • Topic 6 - Reorganization and Rearrangement > Topic 6 Wrap-Up > Concept Review

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Reorganization & Rearrangement > Reorganization & Rearrangement

  • Classic example. of reorganization and rearrangement using a candle, a book of matches, and a box of thumbtacks.
  • A second example using the rates of organ donation in Denmark versus Sweden.

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Reversal > Reversal

  • When we are creating new products or processes, we tend to ask – what will work?
  • Reversal asks us to ask – what will not work, or what has not been thought of?
  • Reversal can not only mean thinking about the converse of what is there, but it can mean thinking backwards.

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Dissection > Dissection

  • Dissection of problems cuts them into digestible parts.
  • Mind mapping is a tool allowing us to dissect a problem into its component parts.
  • The map starts with the central problem- placed in the center- and then breaks it down into sub-problems or steps towards that outcome.
  • Then we break down the elements needed to attain that goal.
  • Among the component parts of a problem, we hope to isolate one or more key elements with big impact.

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Expansion > Expansion

  • Evolution has been thought to occur through selection of individual genes, but a new idea in the field suggests that human trait selection may also occur at the level of the community.
  • Being part of a group magnifies individual advantage.
  • Groups being stronger than individuals, membership improves individual survival.
  • To maximize the opportunity for innovation, we should consider overarching answers like group selection.

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Discussion of stop & thinks > Discussion of Stop & Thinks

  • A discussion of how to achieve delivering accessible water to people in emerging economies using the techniques above.

Topic 6 – Reorganization and Rearrangement > Topic 6 Wrap-Up > Concept Review

  • The many techniques in the category of reorganization and rearrangement continue to enlarge the PIG In MuD toolbox.
  • By mixing invention parts, reversing, dissecting, and expanding, these tools automatically challenge frames.
  • There is a lot to chew on in using reorganization and rearrangement tools.
  • There’s only one way to ensure their effective use, and that’s through practice.

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