The first article reviewed was entitled “improving extreme-scale problem resolution: assessing electronic brainstorming effectiveness in an industrial setting” by courtney c dornburg susan m stevens stacey m l hendrickson and george s davidson sandia national laboratories albuquerque new mexico the paper was authored in june of 2009.
Assessing the effectiveness of electronic brainstorming in an industrial setting: experimental design document susan m stevens, george s davidson, courtney c dornburg, and james c forsythe versus group brainstorming in addressing difficult, real world challenges. Idea quality is the most important indicator of group brainstorming performance yet, little electronic brainstorming (ebs) research has assessed idea quality directly this article provides a closer look at ebs and nominal brainstorming groups in terms of idea quality.
Effectiveness of electronic group brainstorming - essay example the objective of this paper was to conduct an experiment and report the results of he efforts to compare the effectiveness of group electronic brainstorming versus individual electronic brainstorming to address difficult, real-world challenges (thornburg et al , 2009. Directed brainstorming is a variation of electronic brainstorming (described below) it can be done manually or with computers directed brainstorming works when the solution space (that is, the set of criteria for evaluating a good idea) is known prior to the session.
Effectiveness of electronic group brainstorming and social influences christy baze webster university organizational behavior july 10, 2013 the first article reviewed was entitled “improving extreme-scale problem solving: assessing electronic brainstorming effectiveness in an industrial setting” by courtney c dornburg, susan m stevens, stacey m l hendrickson, and george s davidson. A) group brainstorming works as well as individual brainstorming b) individual brainstorming is superior to group brainstorming c) group brainstorming is superior to individual brainstorming d) less flaming is likely to occur e) brainstorming is superior to the nominal group technique. In virtual brainstorming there is a clear positive relationship between group size and performance, whereas in traditional, in-person brainstorming sessions, things tend to get messy with more than six participants online, there are no real limits to group size: the cost of having 5 or 50 participants is nearly the same, and you actually save costs by allowing to people to work remotely and in dispersed locations.
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The development of electronic brainstorming systems (ebs) forces the process of idea generation to be rethought these systems can greatly change the interface between the individual and the group, affecting the behavior of both. The objective of this paper was to conduct an experiment and report the results of the efforts to compare the effectiveness of group electronic brainstorming versus individual electronic brainstorming to address difficult, real-world challenges (dornburg et al, 2009. Our experience with electronic brainstorming in several settings has shown it to be useful for large and small groups, for a variety of topics, for groups that meet face to face and for those that are dispersed, whether throughout a building or around the world.