In Quarter 5 and Quarter 6 of the simulation, you will be finalizing your report to the board. One important area of your board report is your plan for the future. This weeks discussion will focus on how leaders need to be thinking and acting in new ways to understand problems and craft long range solutions to potential challenges.
In your readings and videos for this week, it is clear that leaders must learn to think and act differently to be successful in the future. This is not as easy as it sounds and takes practice.
Conduct a search for exercises or methods that will encourage you to start thinking differently, as suggested in the Gladwin video and in your readings. You can use the University Library or any other source you uncover in your research. The Barlow Video in your reading is one example that was found in the Library and you should be supplying at least 2 other sources in addition to this weeks readings and videos.
Share at least 3 results of your work in this discussion area for your main post. Select at least one of these exercises or methods and in your post show how you have used it to address an issue that you faced in the simulation
Response to Peers
In one of your follow up posts, select 1 technique from a post that your classmates have uncovered and work on a problem of your personal choosing to show how it can help you in problem solving and solution generation.
Suggest improvements to others in their posts to help improve the quality of the problem solving they have demonstrated.
Using your readings, the information from prior courses, including, GB540: Economics for Global Decision Makers, and GB560: Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes and personal experience will be helpful to you in your Discussion response.