If innovation is the engine of the knowledge economy, creative problem solving is the fuel.
While excellence in writing, design, communication and critical thinking are still in demand, when employers are asked what they would like to see in our students, creative problem solving rises to the top.
Can we teach creative problem solving? Is it a skill that can be learned? Is it nature or nurture? How do we train a new generation of leaders and problem solvers?
Read the entire article from Dr. Prabu David, Dean of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University and follow him @prabudavid