Crawford’s Slip Writing Method for Generating Ideas from Different Contributors

Crawford's Slip Writing Method


People often look for ways to unlock collective knowledge of their team members or participants, but are not sure of the methods. In any organization, it becomes essential for managers and high level executive to make sure that everyone in the team gets heard, when making a decision or generating an idea.

In this article, we are going to look at ways to generate new ideas from different contributors, by using Crawford's Slip Writing Method.

About the Model

The Crawford's Slip Writing Method is an effective brainstorming model that helps you get opinions from all the team members or multiple contributors while making a decision or generating new ideas. By using this model, you can get contribution of all the members in equal weight. You will probably encounter this way of generating ideas and solutions. This model was introduced in the year 1920 by Dr C.C. Crawford who was a Professor in the University of Southern California. He made this method very simple and convenient for people. This method was invented by collating input from multiple people on slips of paper.

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