Mental Models Exercise LO9976
Sun, 15 Sep 1996 01:08:01 -0400

Replying to LO9930 --

In a message dated 96-09-13 11:39:43 EDT, Woody Davis wrote:

> We also do some work on mental models and the impact of assumptions and I
> am looking for a stronger experience (exercise) to lead into the
> discussion about assumptions. I would appreciate any ideas.

The best example of operating under assumptions and prevailing mental
models even when contradictory data is flooding in is in the video Tora,
Tora, Tora.

Wayne Brocbank (sp?) a professor at Michigan uses a clip to illustrate
the power of mental models. It is compelling, unforgettable and a true

Let me know if you are interested in something like that and I will see
if I can find out more specific information.

Bill Gardner
Manager, Organization Development
Advanced Micro Devices


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