Type of record:
  • micromethod
  • creativity technique
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Ideal innovation phases for this method:
  1. Innovation Phase
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The Creativity Slider analyses a problem in its entirety and resembles the Morphological Box (developed by the Swiss Fritz Zwicky). A complex overall problem is subdivided into smaller subproblems, whereby in comparison to the classical morphological box, the individual subproblems are dealt with directly.

The method is quick to use and usually takes no more than 20 minutes. Before that, however, the creativity slider must be manufactured as a tool. This is connected with some handicraft work.

and usually requires the template found in the author's book.
  • Effective for radical innovations
  • Effective for incremental innovations and improvements
  • Effective for low complexity challenges
  • Effective for all innovation types
  • P5 Idea Finding (Idea Generation - Creative Phase - Incubation)
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