It's not either or, it's both!

Integrative thinking is another framework for finding innovative solutions to existing problems.

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Integrative thinking is: The ability to face constructively the tension of opposing ideas and, instead of choosing one at the expense of the other, generate a creative resolution of the tension in the form of a new idea that contains elements of the opposing ideas but is superior to each.

Roger Martin's book The Opposable Mind dives into said framework.  Read more from Roger himself here: http://rogerlmartin.com/thought-pillars/integrative-thinking

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Thanks Michael! Looks like Jeremy is just "up the road" from what I live and work. Will take a look at his stuff.

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Indeed he is and sounds like he's going to have some great new resources at his disposal soon.

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