There is nothing more sad andwasteful than a roomful of intelligent and highly paid people waiting for achance to attack something the speaker has said. With the Six Hats method thefullest use is made of everyone's intelligence, experience and information. TheSix Hats also removes all 'ego' from the discussion process.
The need for the Six hats is based on an understanding of how the brain chemicals change with themode of thinking. Using this method one major corporation reduced the time takenfor multinational project discussions from thirty days to just two days. SixThinking Hats tells us all about the revolutionary and yet simple Six Hatsmethod, a method where the emphasis is on 'what can be' rather than on 'whatis', and on how we can design a way forward - not on who is right and who iswrong. This book provides for the first time, Western thinking with aconstructive idioms instead of adversarial argument. His work is in use in theelite gifted schools, rural schools in South Africa and Khmer villages inCambodia. The appeal of Dr de Bono's work is its simplicity and practicality.