Critical Thinking: Strategies In Decision Making –
This course provides students opportunities for analysis, synthesis, prescription, and application of critical thinking and decision making within the organization. Emphasis is placed on preparing managers who can deal clearly, rationally, and creatively with a diverse workforce and dynamic workplace. This course equips students with concrete skills in critical thinking and decision making that will allow them to identify and solve organizational problems, as well as provide strategic direction.
Apply appropriate evaluation tools and techniques.
Evaluate ethical implications from stakeholders’ perspectives of a decision.
Evaluate resources and actions required for decision implementation.
Determine factors affecting decision implementation in an organization.
Apply a decision-making technique to a situation.
Examine decision-making models and influences.
Describe tools and/or techniques used in decision making.
Problem Identification and Formulation
Describe a problem in a manner sensitive to various stakeholder perspectives using formulation tools and techniques.
Apply critical thinking to problem identification and formulation.
Examine the processes and forces involved in problem formulation.
Characteristics of Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Apply critical thinking to decision making.
Analyze different types of thinking.
Describe critical thinking and its importance and benefits to decision making processes.
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