mgt 312 week 11

Assignment Question(s):(Marks 10)
Assignment Instructions for Part-I:
Log in to Saudi Digital Library (SDL) via University’s website
On first page of SDL, choose “English Databases”
From the list find and click on EBSCO database.
In the search bar of EBSCO find the following article:
Title: “Better Brainstorming”
Author: Hal Gregersen
Date of Publication:March-April, 2018
Published: Harvard Business Review

Read the article titled as “Better Brainstorming” by Hal Gregersen, published in Harvard Business Review, and answer the following Questions:
Summarize the article and explain the main issues discussed in the article. Discuss the three steps of ‘Question burst’ in brainstorming in relation with the text you learnt in the course. (In 600-700 words) (Marks 4)

Part-II- Critical Thinking Question
“Critical thinking is the opposite of creative thinking.” Do you agree? Provide examples of why you agree or disagree.(Words 200-400; Marks 3)
Suppose you are a member of a group asked to find ways to cut costs throughout your organization for the upcoming year. Sales have fallen sharply, and the company is in danger of going out of business. After gathering information, your group concludes that the company will save the most money by freezing pay for a year, despite a tradition of annual salary increases. How can you make sure this is a fair decision? How can you make sure that others in the organization will see it as a fair decision?(Words 300-400; Marks 3)