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Don’t you know what it’s like to want to hang out with your friends anymore? Both children and adults can have their own preferred problem solving style.
” If you are a venter and are upset about a problem, say to your partner, “Can I (or I need to) vent?
” Or “Do you have time (specify the amount needed) to listen to a story about something that happened?
The Problem-Solving Styles Model illustrates the various styles available to a supervisor or manager for solving problems and making decisions.
A manager's problem-solving or decision-making behavior can be plotted along two axes: "ego-centered behavior," which is the extent to which a manager attempts to solve all problems or make all decisions by him/herself with little or no input from others; and "other-centered behavior," which is the extent to which a manager includes other people in the problem-solving or decision-making process.