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Designing a Cognitive Stimulating Process

"While most managers may talk about wanting their employees to think outside the box, many organizational and team cultures frown on creativity as it challenges existing authority. Team creativity requires a conscious effort in design. Based on materials from this and previous weeks," (along these lines of answering the questions. I want to ask for your valuable help again, can you assist? Thank you so much.

1. Examined the role of the organization in designing a process providing consistent cognitive stimulation.

2. Analyzed and explained the individual philosophies empowering creative thinking.

3. Analyzed the key processes enabling creativity.

4.. Analyzed and justified an ideal team structure and process enabling cognitive stimulation.

5. Analyzed the measures needed to provide feedback so the team can learn and grow.

6. Explained how the process will help you to overcome possible objections from authorities.

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Role of organization in designing a process providing consistent cognitive stimulation:

Organizations have a very important role to play in designing a process providing cognitive stimulation within the organization. This is because the cognitive processes that enhance creativity in a team do not significantly differ from the everyday thinking processes. What mainly matters is the context in which this thinking is done that gives rise to creative ideas. This context not only determines but also motivates the usefulness and value of various ideas that are developed to make them creative and capable of problem solving (Heerwagen, 2002, p. 2).

Some of the organizations' role therefore include, nurturing leaders who value creativity, innovation and other people's opinion within an organization. An effective leader in an organization knows that innovation and creativity is the life blood of any organization and often determines the superiority of the services and products they offer as compared to the competitors. An organization also has a role in ensuring an inspiring environment, organizational learning strategy and vision that clearly shows how learning is critical for the success of the organization. Similarly, the organization should provide cognitive communication systems that facilitate effective lateral transfer of knowledge and information and also implements feasible creative ideas that align with company strategy to avoid development of â??silosâ? (Serrat, 2009, p. 2).

It also has a role in developing and retaining people where factors such as recognition and incentives for creativity and learning become closely linked with retaining and development of the workforce. Similarly, it is the organizations role in assigning adequate resources to learning and creativity in order to stimulate cognitive processes that generate innovative ideas. An organization's culture and way of doing things often impacts the mental models, ways of thinking and metaphors in organizational team's thereby influencing creativity (Heerwagen, 2002, p. ...

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The expert designs a cognitive stimulating process.