The Altshuller Institute

for TRIZ Studies

Soft Side of TRIZ

Jack HippleJack Hipple

Last month we discussed how using TRIZ in management and organizational problem solving can be a bit more complicated because the definition of the "ideal" result can become complicated by the views of different people and their motives and incentives. In TRIZ, in addition to the concept of the Ideal Final Result, we also consider the concept of sub-system and super-system related to our problem. TRIZ principles teach us that super-systems absorb their sub-systems over time. Let's consider these concepts in a management and organizational context, again using a medical system as our model.


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