Must have the book: Thompson, L. L. (2018). Making the team: A guide for managers. NY: Pearson. ISBN 13-978-0-13-448420-4 (6th Edition)
Hiccups are a well-known issue for most people in the world and for the majority it is a benign problem. However, according to a WebMD reference article (“What Are Intractable Hiccups?,” 2021), for a very small population, hiccups can be long lasting and can create long lasting issues. These hiccups are known as Intractable Hiccups. According to the WebMD reference article (2021), “The longest recorded case of intractable hiccups continued for 60 years”.
Out of the Box Tinkerers (OBT) has been hired to conduct research to address the intractable hiccup problem.
Answer the following questions in full sentence format. Remember to use cited key terms, definitions, and theories from your textbook in each answer. In paragraph citations (with page numbers) and a formal reference are always expected.
Q1 – Discuss convergent and divergent thinking. Then discuss the steps OBT should follow to address the problem of chronic hiccups.
Q2 – Discuss the best practices for enhancing team creativity. Which one would provide the best results for the OBT team, explain why? Hint, start from page 236.
WebMD. (2021, May 15). What Are Intractable Hiccups? Retrieved from WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/intractable-hiccups