By Daniel Hirschhorn
Unclear, incorrect, overly emotional, and/or shallow thinking is counterproductive in effectively solving problems or addressing difficult issues. It leads to poor decision-making. Therefore, effective “critical” thinking must precede and accompany writing, speaking, reading, and listening. This is especially important for leaders and professionals, who must get results and have respect when working with other people.
This is the first of two articles on critical thinking for application in the workplace.