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Agus Setiawan

PhD candidate and result-oriented Director with 25 years experience with involvement in all levels of Business Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Managing Project and Product Development. Aside of managing a company, he is also the best corporate trainer and public speaker in seminar and conference.

3 Things You Have to Know about Critical Thinking

The critical thinking defined as the mental processes, strategies, and representations that used by the organizations to solve problems, make decisions, and learn new concepts. Being objective is a fundamental part of critical thinking where the problem is analysed without allowing personal bias, emotions or assumptions.

Why Critical Thinking?

Critical thinking skill is essential in every industry at every career level, from entry-level associates to top executives. Good critical thinkers will work well independently and with others to solve problems.

Critical Thinking Is Universal

It means that these skills will always be relevant and will always be beneficial to be success. They are not specific to any field.

Improves Decision-making

Applying critical thinking helps to make a decision that requires a lot of thought which favor objective logic over initial emotional response.

Boost Language & Presentation Skills

It means knowing how to breakdown texts and improving the ability to comprehend in communicate including presentation skills.

Promotes Creativity

Critical thinking allows to analyse new ideas to be innovative, creative, and then adjust them accordingly.

It Encourages Self-reflection

Critical thinkers are more self-reflective and can change their minds and opinions in line of new information.

Gain the Benefits from Critical Thinking

The benefits of critical thinking are able to learn a way to think more deeply, solve problems better, communicate, collaborate, and innovate more effectively in personal as well as organizational matters. Critical thinking skill also help to be better in understanding others’ perspectives, enhancing the ability to work with different people.



Conclusion

Finally, a good critical thinker knows how to separate facts from opinions, how to examine an issue from all sides, how to make rational inferences, and how to withhold personal judgment or biases.

Reference:
Hitchcock, D. (2018, July 21). Critical Thinking. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/critical-thinking/
CriticalThinking. (2019). Defining Critical Thinking. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/defining-critical-thinking/766.
Facione, Peter. (2015). Critical Thinking: What It Is and Why It Counts. Insight Assessment.
Indeed. (2020, November 24). What's the Importance of Critical Thinking in the Workplace?. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/importance-of-critical-thinking

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