Essay on Critical Thinking and Business Decisions
Our basic concept of critical thinking is, at root, simple. We could define it as the art of taking charge of your own mind. Its value is also at root simple: "if we can take charge of our own minds, we can take charge of our lives; we can improve them, bringing them under our "self-command" and direction (McCall and Kaplan, 1990)." Of course, this requires that we learn self-discipline and the art of self-examination. This involves becoming interested in how our minds work, how we can monitor, fine tune, and modify their operations for the better. It involves getting into the habit of reflectively examining our impulsive and accustomed ways of thinking and acting in every dimension of our lives …show more content…
ence" had an impact on the decision that was made. However, my opinion is that the Directors own "business culture" in a different industry, could have been to blame.
In short, the Directors "perception" of the problem in the above example was not "reality". The disappearing inventory was not the fault of procedural department documentation. In looking for a logical explanation and applying a logical solution, he overlooked a more simple and rational resolution to the true "reality" that existed. This reality was that individuals were not being held "accountable" for their actions or mistakes.
How do we accept each other's differences? It is