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What’s your Problem? Simple or wicked?

Not all problems can be solved in the same way! Now, that may seem obvious, but it’s important to recognise what type of problem you face before you try to solve it.  Problem types might range from: “simple”: problems that can be readily defined and where there are often “best” or “right” answers to… “wicked”: problems … Continue reading

BIT Report on how behavioural insights can improve government decision-making

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) has just published a report – “Behavioural Government: Using behavioural science to improve how governments make decisions” which is a fascinating summary of how new ways of thinking can help improve policy-making. Sir Jeremy Heywood, in the Foreword, says it is “essential reading for anyone who cares about how well … Continue reading

YouTube video – How to use Problem Structuring Methods for strategic thinking – Giles Hindle

Here’s a great video of a webinar delivered by Giles Hindle from Hull University. How to use PSMs for strategic thinking and exploring their role in policy making

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