Lesson 9: Problem Solving Skills: Measuring Effectiveness

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The objective of this lesson is to provide adult learners with practical methods for quantitatively measuring and analyzing the effectiveness of their problem-solving skills. The focus will be on techniques that can be employed in both personal and professional situations to assess and improve the outcomes of problem-solving efforts.

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Problem-solving skills are critical in navigating both everyday issues and complex professional challenges. These skills include identifying problems, analyzing underlying factors, generating solutions, implementing those solutions, and evaluating their effectiveness. Measuring the impact of problem-solving efforts is essential to understand the value added and to guide future decision-making.

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Measuring the effectiveness of problem-solving involves several key metrics and techniques:

  • Return on Investment (ROI): Calculate the financial return on the resources invested in solving the problem. For example, if a company spends $10,000 on a new inventory management system to solve stockouts, and as a result saves $50,000 in lost sales, the ROI would be ($50,000 – $10,000) / $10,000 = 400%..
  • Time Saved: Quantify the time saved as a result of solving the problem. If a new software reduces the time needed to process customer orders by 5 minutes per order, and you process 100 orders a day, the time saved per day is 500 minutes, or over 8 ...
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