Critical Thinking Application Paper
MGT/350 Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making
University of Phoenix
June 6, 2011
This Critical Thinking Application Paper that you are about to read will include a few descriptions of critical thinking, along with a few of the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes, and examples of a personal experience in applying critical thinking to a work related decision. Thank you and enjoy the reading.
From the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, is a well known psychological test of critical thinking ability. The authors of this test define critical thinking as: …a composite of attitudes, knowledge, and skills. …show more content…
Some might see good critical thinking as the foundation of science and a liberal democratic society. Science wants the critical use of reason in experimentation and theory confirmation. A liberal democracy wants citizens who can think critically about social issues to inform their judgments about proper governance and to overcome biases and prejudice. The Importance of Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is a domain-general thinking skill. It gives us the ability to be able to think clearly and rationally which is very important in whatever we choose to do. Critical thinking is very important if you work in education, research, finance, management or the legal profession. Critical thinking skills are not limited to certain subject area. Being able to think well and solve problems is a plus for any career.
Critical thinking is very important in the new knowledge economy. With the global knowledge economy being driven by information and