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The ideation tool Six-Thinking Hats is a group discussion in which the participants have pre-defined roles, which are represented by coloured hats. Each hat symbolizes a typical way of thinking. This results in a good and diverse discussion that reflects on different aspects of a solution/ idea.
First, the participants distribute the six roles.
Now the participants start discussing the solution from the perspective of their respective roles and identify critical points or suggestions for improvement.
At the end of the discussion the participants leave their roles and discuss the results together and define next steps.
Roles: white = analytical; red = emotional; black = critical; yellow = optimistic; green = creative, blue = structured
With the help of this method already developed ideas and concepts can be examined critically from different perspectives and thus be further optimized.
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