Original Article: PDF Only“I didn't know if it would work, but I tried it anyway”Davidhizar, Ruth R.N., D.N.S., C.S., F.A.A.N.Author Information Dean of Nursing Bethel College Mishawaka, Indiana Health Care Supervisor: March 1996 - Volume 14 - Issue 3 - p 46-49 Buy Abstract To be an excellent manager, daring, creative, and innovative solutions should be tried for management problems. A manager may feel he or she is treading on ground where no one walked before; however, the manager who takes no risks will never come up with the novel and original solutions. This article supplies guidelines for the evaluation of creative and innovative solutions. These guidelines are especially appropriate for the employee who needs a smooth transition into management. © Williams & Wilkins 1996. All Rights Reserved.