An open-ended question is an unstructured question in that suggests no possible answers. The respondent answers the open-ended question in his or her own words. Such questions usually begin with a:
Open-Ended Questions will almost always provide qualitative instead of quantitative information. Open ended questions are asked during exploratory research and where statistical validity is not a prime objective but, innovative and creative thinking is important.
Reference: Business Dictionary, Open-Ended Question.
Open ended questions are a great way to spark creative thoughts, establish a basis for communication and get to know other people. In the comments section below type 3 examples of open ended questions. Feel free to respond to others questions and get to know everyone!
Key performance indicators (KPI)
Key performance indicators are the performance measurements that help us understand how we are performing. An Effective KPI is tied to the organization's strategy with stakeholders assigned to monitor them. KPI's should be well-defined and quantifiable, thoroughly communicated to everyone, understood by everyone and cover one or more of the 4 general areas of a balanced scorecard.
Brainstorming is one of the most powerful techniques a team or individual can use to address topics and solve issues. Brainstorming promotes innovative thinking and helps people creatively use their skills and talents on a particular subject. Although there are many different methods of brainstorming, most brainstorming sessions are performed without discussion. This helps people to think creatively and feel as though their ideas are in fact being validated. The list below shows some of the different types of brainstorming, including our soon to be released course, The ©CURE Methodology.
Different types of brainstorming
References: The APICS Dictionary 15'th Edition
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