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Critical Thinking and Decision-Making Processes

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How does critical thinking apply to work-related decisions?

What is the importance and benefits of critical thinking in decision-making processes?

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1. How does Critical Thinking apply to work-related decisions?

Critical thinking is important for all decision-making as it involves steps that are part of every problem-solving model. For example, critical thinking consists of three steps that are applicable to business decision-making:

1). Becoming aware that assumptions exist

2). Making assumptions explicit

3). Assessing their accuracy E.g.

o Do these assumptions make sense?
o Do these assumptions fit reality as we understand and live it?
o Under what conditions do these assumptions seem to hold true? Under what conditions do they ...

Solution Summary

This solution explains how critical thinking is applied to work-related decisions as well as the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes. Supplemented with a Critical Thinking Decision-Making Model, which clearly illustrates the relationship between critical thinking and the decision-making process. An APA resource is also provided.