Divergent thinking can be described as a non-linear creative process where a limitless number of ideas are explored, and new ideas can be generated. For example various methods, concepts on different subject matters can be combined to create new concepts, and methods.
Divergent thinking can help in
At the basis lies the biggest common denominator; the roots and the trunk of the tree. We are all individuals part of a society and impacted by a global economy, and we all live on the same planet. The branches of the tree represent the subject matters and the leaves, the experts. They all relate to the trunk, but in a different way. All the branches have different methods, theories, best practices, parameters, and (performance) indicators.