out-of-the-box thinking

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thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions

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And out-of-the-box thinking can lead to innovative approaches to environmental opportunities and creative solutions to persistent problems.
Georgia Tech provides us with a unique opportunity to get fresh, innovative ideas and forward, out-of-the-box thinking from students who will be shaping and developing our world of the future.
BOISE, Idaho -- Sometimes a little out-of-the-box thinking is the best way to approach a traditional health care category that has run up against a sales plateau.
Furthermore, his out-of-the-box thinking was pivotal to the creation of an aggressive spot inspection program leading to the identification of 34 potential hazards ensuring all deficiencies were closed within 30 days of discovery.
Summary: Lavanya Kulshrestha's out-of-the-box thinking has helped GMDC to keep expenditure under control and grow its business.
The challenge of financial inclusion requires out-of-the-box thinking, and we think that today's conference is an ideal vehicle for promoting and fostering the thinking needed to generate financial inclusion solutions.
It uses his popular, whimsical workshops to provide nearly fifty perception exercises to encourage readers to tap their creative juices, and it advocates mischief, out-of-the-box thinking, and a sense of play adults rarely get to enjoy.
Bank AlJazira offers personal, corporate, investment and private banking services and it is renowned for its customer-centric philosophy and out-of-the-box thinking.
At the moment, I feel our ads suffer from lack of creativity and absence of out-of-the-box thinking.
This out-of-the-box thinking included a public relations initiative involving cameras in popular tourism hot-spots providing live feeds to show that they were safe and calm.
We loved the project, as it exemplifies our out-of-the-box thinking.
Wasn't the thinking behind the first Christmas the greatest out-of-the-box thinking ever?
Ms Wood is right, however, to suggest that out-of-the-box thinking is necessary to devise new ways of attracting investment.
Out-of-the-box thinking, innovative new technologies, greater access to consumer data and sophisticated analytical capabilities are giving some personal lines insurers a competitive edge, despite a difficult underwriting market and tight investment climate.
Food for thought A DINNER held by Goffs this week in London's sloaney Hollywood Road for bloodstock-related journalists provided some surprisingly out-of-the-box thinking.