In a previous post, “Why Critical Thinking Is So Important,” we discussed the importance of critical thinking at all levels of an organization.
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Critical thinking can be defined, in part, as “the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.”
Critical thinking aids in effective decision-making because it helps prevent one from making decisions based on misleading assumptions, questionable sources, and inherent biases. Critical thinking is also