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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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    Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and tkae care.

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    Let's take a closer look. I attached two excellent resources that are part of this response and made reference to below.

    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.

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