There are many programs that have emerged to solve problems in different areas. The transfer of skills enhanced by each of these programs to other areas are possible, though not always easy. We list some that we might consider:

  • APS (Applied Problem Solving): it’s a methodology for solving problems in complex contexts. Ivan Fantin: Applied problem solving.
  • Eight Disciplines Problem Solving: created by the government of thing about America in World War II and popularized by Ford in the 60s of last century, mainly addressed problems of engineering and industrial production.
  • How to Solve It: the model developed by the mathematician George Polya (1887-1985), and exposed in a book in which he describes methods to solve problems and develop small demonstrations.
  • Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Making: raised especially for corporate executives, exposed and developed a detailed methodology for troubleshooting. Kepner, Charles H: The rational management, Ediciones del Castillo, S.A. 1969.
  • See, judge, act: the model emerged within the Young Christian Workers in Belgium, with the aim of facilitating the social transformative action. It has spread in many social movements, with several variants.
  • Mediation Programs: there are several proposals, because it is a well-established field whose aim is to intervene in the resolution of conflicts through mediation betting.
  • Philosophy for Children: originates in pedagogical proposal Lipman-Sharp (HICP). Develops the cognitive and affective skills needed to solve moral issues in the context of a community of philosophical inquiry. It is mainly empower our center.