What is meant by hitch hiking? - Metrology & Quality Control

Q.  What is meant by hitch hiking?
- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. procedure of secret voting to select the most appropriate idea
b. enlisting ideas in specific format considering similarities
c. ideas suggested based on other ideas
d. none of the above

ANSWER: ideas suggested based on other ideas


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 27 Oct 15
    - Brainstorming is a systematic technique which is used for problem solving by eliciting ideas from a group of people. This session is convened to suggest problems, enumerate causes and to propose solutions.

    - The different operations performed in this session are:

    1) Topic identification
    2) Idea collection
    3) Consolidation
    4) Tabulation
    5) Prioritization
    6) Discussion

    Idea collection:

    - Hitch hiking or piggy banking is a method of collecting ideas in brain storming technique. In this method, ideas of other participants are used to get new ideas from them.

    - Sometimes wild or unrealistic ideas become useful and good ideas emerge from them.

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