Presentazione sul tema: "Educazione per la Vita, Innovazione Sociale e Problem Solving"— Transcript della presentazione:
1 Educazione per la Vita, Innovazione Sociale e Problem Solving Alfonso MolinaDirettore Scientifico, Fondazione Mondo DigitaleProfessor of Technology Strategy, The University of EdinburghPresentazione per Workshop “Meet No Neet. Il Passaporto per le Competenze del XXI Secolo,” 12, June 2013, Roma.
2 Agenda 1. Education for Life 2. Innovazione Sociale 3. Problem Solving - Problem/s Definition or Analysis
4 Tecnologia Progressi Scientifici Ambienti Esperienziali e Tecnologici MultipliAmbienti EsperienzialiMulti-livelloMulti-piattaforme(hardware / software)Phyrtuality(Physical + Virtual)Multi-modalitàCognitivaBig, Open Data e Contenuto
5 Società Processi di Innovazione Tecnologica e Sociale Aperti Reti Multi-organizzazione e Multi-settoreOrientamento allaConoscenza e alleMetodologie e Pratiche più EfficaciProcessi di Innovazione Tecnologica e Sociale ApertiApprendimento Attivo Individuale e Sociale(Brain-based)Crowdfunding –Crowdsourcing
6 Italia – Crisi (2013) Disoccupati – >38% (15-29 anni) imprese(2012)Crisi Economica,Evasione, CorruzioneInvecchiamento della PopolazioneEgoismo Individualee CorporativoGiovani – Precarietà, DisoccupazioneNeetsDebolezze dell’educazioneper il 21° secoloDebolezzeIstituzionaliAmbienteMigrazioniDebito – 126% PILEvasione fiscale –€180 miliardiNEET – 2 milioni(15-29 anni)Costo di corruzione –€60 miliardiPrecari –>3.3 millioniConflitto di interesseTagli -8 miliardidal 2008>24% over 60 (2000)>35% over 60 (2025)L’Italia centra target -7% emissioni ( )Stranieri in Italia –5.4 millione (Gen 2012)480 mln di tondi CO2(limite 483)
7 Italia – Crisi è Opportunità Il settore industriale contribuisce 25% del PIL italiano e 30.7% della forza di lavoro (2010)Crisi è OpportunitàEccellenza nel Disegno€ 67 miliardi4.3% del PIL650 mila addetti4 milioni di volontariForte Crescita del Settore SocialeIndustria ProduttivaSolidarietà IntergenerazionaleCapacità Scientifica e TecnologicaImprenditoriaStranieraPatrimonioStoricoQuasi 500 mila imprese7.8% del totale (2013)Il paese con il più grande numero di World Heritage Sites in the world – 47 (UNESCO)
11 Innovazione SocialeL’Innovazione sociale comprende nuove strategie, concetti, idee e organizzazioni che soddisfano bisogni sociale di tutte classe – da condizioni di lavoro ed educazione allo sviluppo della comunità e la salute – e questo e rinforza ed espande la società civile (Wikipedia)Social innovation refers to new strategies, concepts, ideas and organizations that meet social needs of all kinds — from working conditions and education to community development and health — and that extend and strengthen civil society. (Wikipedia)
12 Innovazione Sociale – Chi sono i beneficiari? I beneficiari dell’Innovazione Sociale sono o l’intera società, come nel caso dell’educazione pubblica, o i settori più svantaggiati della popolazione, come i poveri, i disabili, i disoccupati, i rifugiati, etc.In altre parole, non è un’innovazione commerciale a beneficio esclusivo degli individui e gruppi più privilegiati nella società.INCLUSIONE è una parola chiave nell’innovazione sociale
14 Innovazione Sociale – Che Tipo di Problemi si Affrontano?
15 Innovazione Sociale - Chi Contribuisce? Organizzazione del settore pubblicoInnovazione Sociale -Chi Contribuisce?Organizzazione del settore orientato al profittoOrganizzazione del settore socialeOrganizzazione delsettore comunitario
16 Nonni su Internet Anziani esclusi e Studenti Organizzazione del settore pubblicoProvinceRegioneAziendesanitarieComuniScuoleStrutture assistenziali per anzianiOrganizzazione del settore orientato al profittoOrganizzazione del settore socialeCooperativedi serviziAziende ICTAnzianiesclusi eStudentiFondazione Mondo DigitaleAziende ICTper la saluteAuserAnteasAssociazioni di volontariato localeCentri di AnzianiOrganizzazione delsettore comunitario
17 Nuovo Spectro di Organizzazioni dal Settore Sociale al Settore Forprofit
18 Problem Solving Problem/s Definition or Analysis
20 The “Problem Iceberg” Metaphor The “problem iceberg” metaphor expresses well the idea that the visible part represents only a small part of the entire problem, while most of it remains hidden “under the surface” (i.e., the underlying problems). Of course, the “problem iceberg” mainly draws attention to the hidden underlying problems; it does not offer a systematic approach to think about these underlying problems.Visible part of the problem - symptomsUnderlying part of the problem – root causes
21 Establishing Priorities – 80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle The 80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle states that broadly roughly 80% of the output or effects come from 20% of the inputs or causes. The first to notice this relationship was the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto ( ) who, in the early 1990s, observed that 20% of the people owned 80% of the wealth in his country. The rule is empirical and tends to apply to many situations, for instance, 20% of customers create 80% of revenues. For problem solvers, the 80/20 Rule leads to prioritize the identification of the 20% of factors having 80% of impact.80%20%InputOutput80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle20% of input (items) are responsible for 80% of output (impact), while the remainder 80% of input is responsible for the remainder 20% of output
22 Cause-and-Effect Trees Trees follow two general formats. The tree on the left follows the MECE format associated to McKinsey Consultants. MECE is the acronym for Mutually Exclusive and Collectively Exhaustive, a principle used to organize information into categories that do not overlap and, when added together, cover or exhaust all possible options. Mutually exclusive means that the occurrence of one event effectively precludes the occurrence of another. Collective exhaustion means that all possible options are listed at least once. The MECE tree allows for a very clean structuring of information and thinking, but excludes relationships between several root causes when these exist. The tree on the right permits the visualization of relationships between various causes at any level.ProblemProblemProblemMECE Tree
24 5 WHYsThe “5 Whys” technique is simple. As it names says problem solvers must ask why until they get to the root cause of problems (e.g., defects in production processes). The number of 5 questions is not absolute, it can be less or more. The technique comes from Toyota Motor Corp. and it is associated to Taiichi Ohno, architect of the Toyota Production System. It is part of the quality management programmes in the industrial work.LimitationIt does not work well with complex, ill-structured problems having multiple causes. Answers are only qualitative and based on personal knowledge and experience (perceptions).AdvantageSimplicity, as problem solvers must follow a sequence of Whys
25 5 WHYsOrganization and Instruments for 5 Whys analysis. The group must secure the production, recording and structuring of ideas. There are many instruments to support these activities from simple pen and paper to flipcharts, computers, low-cost interactive whiteboards, and templates and software to produce templates, tables and diagrams.5th Why?4th Why?3rd Why?2nd Why?1ST Why?Describe Problem (What):Describe 1st level cause:Describe 2nd level cause:Describe 3rd level cause:Describe 4th level cause:Describe 5th level cause:ROOT CAUSE PROBLEM5 WHYs Template
30 RCA Tools – Problem Tree The problem tree is a cause-effect visualization approach that places the problem on the tree trunk (centre ), the effects on the tree branches (top), and causes on the tree roots (bottom). If the analysis identifies sub-levels of causes and effects, a tree diagram with boxes is useful. The box-based diagram shown is only an example. The possible forms of tree diagrams are infinite depending on the sub-levels and relations between factors inside causes and effects.ProblemEffectsCausesEffectsProblemCauses
31 Two Problem Tree Examples The two examples of problem trees show a MECE format. Note that the example on the left (“lack of sufficient clean water) has an inverted shape with “causes” at the top of the diagramFound atFound at
32 Problem Tree Example - Malnutrition Application of the problem tree to the problem of malnutrition (core or focal problem). At the top are the various sub-levels of effects of malnutrition; at the bottom the various sub-levels of causes. Different groups of problem solvers can produce different trees.Found at
33 From Problem Tree to Solution Tree Developing Problem & Solution Trees Once a Problem Tree is completed, it is a simple step to develop a Solution Tree. It suffices to reverse the negative causes and effects in the problem tree into aims that represent the solution to the problem – the result is a solution tree. Below, the powerpoint presentation “Developing Problem and Solution Trees” and the video “Problem Tree and Solution Tree” show how a problem tree is constructed and how its is transformed into a solution tree.Developing Problem & Solution TreesPowerpoint - Problem & Solution TreesVideo - Problem Tree and Solution Tree
34 From Problem Tree to Solution Tree - Example The example below show, on the left, a problem tree applied to the focal problem “Outbreak of Cholera,” while on the right this tree has been transformed into a solution tree with the objective “Prevention of Cholera.” Note that the content of the cause and effect boxes has been turned into the opposite and the shape of the tree remains the same.Problem TreeSolution TreeFound at
36 Issue Trees (What and How Trees) The Issue Trees –as well as the MECE (mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive) approach- are associated with the McKinsey’s problem-solving methodology. This methodology tackles problems or challenges by seeking to generate possible solutions (i.e., solution hypotheses) that are then tested for their effectiveness. The Issue Trees do not search directly for the root causes (“why?) of a problem. They rather unpack the key components of a problem and build towards a possible solution by identifying the factors involved in the problem (what’s involved?), assessing the current state of those factors (what’s the current situation?), identifying actions for a possible solution (how to change or improve?), checking for the feasibility of the changes (can it be done?), if it can be done, what is required? Problem solver must feel free to use the types of questions that are most productive for them. All rigidities must be avoided.What?LimitationIssue trees do not identify root causes directly, although they may arrive to them as they identify potential solutions. For complex problems, it may be difficult to fulfil the “collectively exhaustive” principle. A knowledgeable experienced team can help here.AdvantageHigh readability of visual representation. The structuring of the information is very clear. Enables the identification of key issues concerning the problem (what); and allows for the build up of possible solutions (“how” hypotheses)
37 What Trees – Identifying the Issues in a Problem The What Tree helps gain a deep understanding of the problem by allowing for (1) a clear organization and visualization of all issues or aspects important to the problem (“what’s involved?”) and (2) an assessment of the current situation. The What Tree below on the left focuses on the problem of profitability, the one on the right focuses on the problem of increased product sales. Both trees list key aspects or issues associated to their respective problems. These aspects are also mutually exclusive, that is, they do not overlap or interfere with each other. Problem solvers may be unsure about whether they have really identified all issues. The key point is to have those aspects that enable the construction of an effective solution or answer to the problem.ProfitIncreased Product Sales“What Tree” for Profitability (Friga, 2009, p.92)“What Tree” for Increased Sales (Raisel, 1999, p.12)
38 What Trees – Assessing Current Situation of Issues in a Problem The What Tree shown below on the left assesses the current situation (“what’s the situation?”) regarding higher than expected expenditures in street cleaning. The video on the right shows the this construction of the tree. This “what tree” allows for a more precise identification of where the problem may be located. It follows the identification of issues shown in the “what’s involved?” tree of the previous slide. Problem solvers may also feel that they can construct directly a “what’s the situation?” tree, specially if they are confident of their knowledge regarding the issues involved in the problem. This tree enables a gradual step forward towards identifying potential solutions to a problem (see How Tree? In next slide).Video on Issue TreeWTE = Whole Time Equivalentlocum = substitute for another person
39 How Trees – Identifying potential solution/s The How Tree deals with the “how path” towards the potential solution or solutions. It can be called “How To Do It Tree,” or, simply, “How Tree.” The tree below on the left is concerned wit “how to reduce expenditures;” the tree on the right with how to increase monthly money without debt. The second tree includes the first. The next step towards the potential solution/s is to prioritise. So far, all the issues listed in the “How Tree” have equal standing and this makes it too complex to arrive at potential solutions. One way is to apply the “80/20 Law,” stating that 20% of factors or issues are responsible for 80% of a problem. This step leads closer to root causes. The other is to apply the “Can they be implemented?” question to the proposed mechanisms.How could you reduce your expenditure each month?Pay less for same quantity of itemsBuy fewer itemsLess foodLess clothingLess entertainmentLess travelLower quality itemsItems at discount/on saleShare costs of items (e.g., split rent with roommate, car pool)Problem StatementHow?“How Tree” for Money Increase“How Tree” for Expenditure ReductionMcKinsey & Company (2011), p.19.
40 How Tree – Establishing Priorities through “Can It Be Done” Question The “Can they be implemented?” or “Can It be Done?” question is a general question that can be decomposed into several sub-question concerning, for instance, the capacity of the organization (e.g., skills, technology, etc.) to implement a change, or, the existing regulations in the environment where the organization operates, or, the impact of the changes on the quality and cost of a product/process/service. In short, the suggested mechanisms must be examined to see if they are really possible and really lead to the desired results. Depending on the answers to the “Can It Be Done?” question, further questions and answers may be required. For instance, if the answers to “can it be done with the technology of the organization is “No,” then the new question will be “What is Required?”Problem StatementHow?How?How?Can It Be Done?Can It Be Done?Increase pricewithout becoming uncompetitive?Increase revenuewith the skills set of the organizationwithout increasing costs of productionIncrease quantitywith the technology of the organizationwithout market saturationHow to increase profitsby reducing labour costsReduce cost / unitwith the skills set of the organizationReduce variable costsby increasing productivityReduce costswith the technology of the organizationby reducing people without negative impactReduce quantitythrough access to new energy forms & materials“How to Increase Profit” Treeby improving energy or materials consumptionReduce fixed costsBuildings, machinerywith the technology of the organization
41 Cause-and-Effect Trees – Instruments Tools for Cause-and-Effect Tree Diagrams. The group must secure the free production, recording and grouping of ideas, leading to the generation of the tree diagram containing the root causes of the problem. There are many instruments to support these activities from simple pen and paper to whiteboards, flipcharts, stickers, computers, low-cost interactive whiteboards, and software such as excel, CMap or other specialised diagram software such as SmartDraw and several iPad apps for diagrams (e.g., Xdiagram, Shapes)Decision Tree (manual)
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