Implementing the project
Implementing the project

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Implementing the project

4.2 Problem solving

Involving the whole team in the problem-solving process shows that you value their experience and knowledge in devising a solution. It may also be appropriate to involve other stakeholders and/or the project sponsor. If problems are solved jointly there is usually wider ownership of the solutions and their implications; and, if more resources are agreed to be needed or new procedures are put into place, there is also likely to be more support.

Problem solving can be broken down into a series of steps, as shown in Figure 3: Steps in problem solving.

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Figure 3: Steps in problem solving (based on Young, 1998)

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