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Governing Knowledge Creation: A Problem‐Finding and Problem‐Solving Perspective

Bruce Heiman, Jackson Nickerson, and Todd Zenger

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter reviews an emergent approach to governing knowledge formation that is focused around organizing to discover valuable problems and efficiently searching for solutions. This review builds ... More


Parallel Weighings of Coins

Tanya Khovanova

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter presents solutions to generalizations of Konstantin Knop's puzzle for any number of minutes and any number of parallel scales. It first describes the similarity of the original puzzle ... More


Some Applications to Computational Biology

M. Vidyasagar

in Hidden Markov Processes: Theory and Applications to Biology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133157
eISBN:
9781400850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133157.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter considers some applications of Markov processes and hidden Markov processes to computational biology. It introduces three important problems, namely: sequence alignment, the gene-finding ... More


The governance of problems: a map

Robert Hoppe

in The governance of problems: Puzzling, powering and participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429629
eISBN:
9781447303848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429629.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter serves a number of functions. First, it defines key concepts and conceptual distinctions used throughout the book. Second, the chapter underlines the theoretical, political, and societal ... More


Active Learning

Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst, Robert DiYanni, and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter identifies, explains, and explores a number of strategies and techniques for active learning in the classroom. “Active learning” is a broad term for an approach to teaching that requires ... More


Applying the Creative Problem Solving Process to Open Innovation

Wayne Fisher

in Open Innovation: Academic and Practical Perspectives on the Journey from Idea to Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199374441
eISBN:
9780190609023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374441.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Group idea generation is a notoriously difficult process to carry out successfully. Creative problem solving is a proven model for driving innovation when implemented as an organization-wide business ... More


Creative Emotions and Motivations

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Emotional elements of various types are important both in artistic as well as scientific creativity. The chapter describes the major emotions involved in the scientific creative process: passion, the ... More


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