Start Brainstorming Process Individually, Then Move to Group Process

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Start Brainstorming Process Individually, Then Move to Group Process
Alex Dail, Management Consultant, United States, Member
When people work as a group to brainstorm it limits novelty to start as a group to early. People censor what they believe a group will accept (Groupthink).
Research has found that brainstorming ought to begin with the individual where a person has sometime to relax.
Then, after a couple of days, come together as a group and then use the private brainstorming ideas as springboards for group ideas....Sign up

Start Brainstorming Activity Individually
Jagadeesh, Professor, India, Member
If you don't start brainstorming individually this is also likely to infuse cognitive bias, influence fr...Sign up

Start Brainstorming Process Individually
John Thacker
Very much agree. We have been losing the power of individual thinking and have failed to encourage people to learn personal persistence in this...Sign up

Political and Social Anxiety Inhibiting Group Brainstorming
Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
To overcome the group acceptance concerns the first few rounds of brainstorming.
I believe brainstorming should be by people writing their ideas ...Sign up

Establishing Trust in Brainstorming Process Means Starting Individually
Goran Stille
I think the key issue in an effective brainstorming process is TRUST. Both inner trust and outer trust (of the rest of the group) and of the leader o...Sign up

Dynamics of the Individual and Group Processes
Damodaram Kuppuswami, Consultant, India, Member
In my view starting at individual level is the foundation for the effectiveness of the group process. It contributes to creating willingness to...Sign up

Start Brainstorming Process Individually, but Keep Open Mind
ashok mhatre, Manager, India, Member
There is merit in brainstorming on preconceived individual ideas.
However effective and creative brainstorming can happen only when all member...Sign up

Starting with Individual Brainstorming Activates Unconscious
Dr zahra gheidar, Consultant, Iran, Member
Individual brainstorming provides an opportunity for the unconscious mind. When someone does this before starting a group brainstorming, his uncon...Sign up

Personality of Individuals (intro/extrovert) Could also Affect this Topic
Juan Perez Eras, Accountant, Mexico, Member
It's important to remember that personality of individuals could affect results of brainstorming. It's possible that group members who are introver...Sign up

Facilitator also Influences the Need to Start with Individual Brainstorming
jose pontones, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
The key I believe is to have a facilitator who can at the outset, stimulate individual open participation and help build on all ideas.
As...Sign up

Private Time to Reflect... Essential to Contributing to Group
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
This is a great discussion. With many outstanding contributions... I've personally realized that time alone is essential to rejuvenating the mindSign up

Think First, then Contribute in Group
Joyce Msolla, Teacher, Tanzania, Member
Individual brainstorming allows for better understanding the problem and composing an opinion instead of just jumping into contributing something that...Sign up

Prepare Brainstorming Process Individually
Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Student (University), Denmark, Member
Individual preparation has a different way of feeling and expression which is a key to come with new ideas. Therefore, individual thinking leads to...Sign up

Increase Quality of the Brainstorming Process
Damodaram Kuppuswami, Consultant, India, Member
@Joyce Msolla: I agree with your view. Instilling confidence in individuals is essential. It provides familiar grou...Sign up

Intro/extrovert also Applies to Cultural Backgrounds
E Benshetler, Project Manager, United States, Member
@Juan Perez Eras: Excellent point that applies in a cross-cultural setting, too. People in cultures that place a...Sign up

Start Brainstorming Process Individually
Jennifer C. Galvez, CEO, Philippines, Member
Starting first with individually considering the topic at hand helps you to filter your thoughts and narrow down your choices of decisio...Sign up

Activates the Unconscious
Goran Stille
@Zahra Gheidar: But the unconscious is not some mechanical unit that after being activated stays activated. In my v...Sign up

Getting the Best Out of Brainstorming
Gabriel A. Donkoh, Accountant, Ghana, Member
I agree with Alex Dail, people think deeper and clearer when they are alone than in a group. It helps people to go into the subconscious and you can e...Sign up

Start Brainstorming Process Individually
muyiwa okesanya, Business Consultant, Nigeria, Member
For any individual to fit in into group brainstorming process such individuals need to have a fair idea of the subject of discussion.
This impli...Sign up

Start Brainstorming Process Individually
melchiorre calabrese, Manager, Italy, Member
I agree that it is agood idea to have the members initially spend some time to think for themselves.
But still the danger remains real that th...Sign up

A Potential Solution to Allow Individuals to Brainstorm.. Together
Jeremy Lu, Manager, Australia, SIG Leader
There's obviously a lot of need in this area to reduce the impact of groupthink and cognitive bias.
For those who are interested, you can look at...Sign up

The Value of Writing as a Participatory Tool
Garth Nowland-Foreman
People often over-look and under-estimate the value of 'writing' as one (of perhaps a dozen or so types of) participatory tools in decision-making gro...Sign up


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