Almost all decisions we make and implement don’t prove disastrous if we find reasons to abandon them.However, our decision making will be infinitely better and more likely to lead to success if, when we reach a tentative conclusion, we pause and consider the impact on the people and activities around us.
Try this simple exercise to help you to start thinking critically.
One of the most important aspects of critical thinking is to decide what you are aiming to achieve and then make a decision based on a range of possibilities.
Critical thinking forces employees and managers to look at a situation and weigh all possible solutions before coming up with a final answer.
It can be a long process that requires input from different people within the organization.
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Our e Books are ideal for students at all stages of education, school, college and university.Specifically we need to be able to: You should be aware that none of us think critically all the time.Sometimes we think in almost any way but critically, for example when our self-control is affected by anger, grief or joy or when we are feeling just plain ‘bloody minded’.The elements needing consideration are generally numerous and varied.In many cases, consideration of one element from a different perspective will reveal potential dangers in pursuing our decision.Once you have clarified that aim for yourself you should use it as the starting point in all future situations requiring thought and, possibly, further decision making.Where needed, make your workmates, family or those around you aware of your intention to pursue this goal.It is about being an active learner rather than a passive recipient of information.Critical thinkers rigorously question ideas and assumptions rather than accepting them at face value.You must then discipline yourself to keep on track until changing circumstances mean you have to revisit the start of the decision making process.However, there are things that get in the way of simple decision making.