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After reading the component you will have the capability to explain what six thinking hats is, understand how this technique could be useful, explain the implementation procedure and give one example. It will take approximately 50 minutes to go through this module including a short task, but it takes 50 – 70 minutes to conduct it with a group of people.


Have you ever imagined how a hat or six hats could help an organisation trigger its employees’ creativity? Edward De Bono invented the “Six thinking hats” method early in 1980 and provided people with a method to assist them go beyond the obvious ideas and solutions.

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