6.2. ACKNOWLEDGING MYTHS AND REALITIES OF PROBLEM SOLVING

Once problem solvers have acknowledged their own and others' cultural values, it is important to understand some of the subtle beliefs that may influence the problem-solving process. Among them may be myths, a set of generally held but misleading beliefs that people hold. If these are not acknowledged, they can distort the legitimate expectations of people who come together to investigate questions and create change. See which myths and realities are most relevant for your own group from the listing below.

Myth:

All problems can be solved at least to some degree.

Reality:

Solutions lie in the eye of the beholder. A resolution in the eyes of some may be just a different problem to others. ...

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