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An interactive group decision-making technique designed to generate a large number of alternative ideas for solving a particular problem though team interaction

brainstorming

A free and uncritical exchange of ideas about potential solutions to a problem.
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For marketers, it's a brain-storming and strategizing tool; for business owners, they're "marketing cliff notes," helping them execute from objective through to task, quickly and easily.
But parent Dave Pratt, aged 48, of Ridgewood Close, Leamington, said the ideas were just the views of several parents during a brain-storming session, adding: "The ideas were no more than a list of parents' views put forward at the last PTA meeting.
Did anyone else notice the irony in the Conservative Party's brain-storming session in Wales last weekend?
This is just a brain-storming session and nothing will be decided on Monday.
In one visit two weeks ago, the suits left the taxpayer to pick up a pounds 15,000 bill for two days of brain-storming at the up-market hotel.
Hot angling issues such as the closed season on rivers, the culling of cormorants, and rod licence fees have all been keenly debated by the panel which has sat in on 24 brain-storming sessions over the past 18 months.
And after a frantic brain-storming session they came up with the only solution.
At Cheltenham, which is due to race on both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, brain-storming sessions have already begun with the aim of staging an event commercial manager Peter McNeile promises will be "quite spectacular".
Maliha Batool presented the situational analysis of non-functional schools in Punjab and brain-storming session was held by inviting suggestions from the participants to explore the possibilities for public private partnership in order to achieve the target.
Some fruitful results are likely to emerge from the brain-storming sessions on issues before the conference.
Leader Ian Paisley took Assembly members, MPs, councillors, peers and their MEP to a hotel at Templepatrick, Co Antrim, for a brain-storming session.
VILLAGERS in Henley-in-Arden are being urged to take part in a brain-storming session by joining a group dedicated to the environment.