CRITICAL thinking

CRITICAL thinking

 
Change Your Questions, Change Your Life Adams, Marilee Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2009 Personal Growth

In Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Marilee Adams uses the story of Ben in order to show how the principles of Question Thinking benefit individuals in the workplace and at home. The primary...

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The Art of Being Unreasonable Broad, Eli John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

Eli Broad’s most cherished possession, a paperweight from his wife Edythe, is inscribed with these words from George Bernard Shaw: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable one persists in...

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Dealing with Dilemmas Buytendijk, Frank John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Leadership, Management

Western management culture encourages a bias toward quick solutions, immediate action, and the avoidance of problems. While today’s managers may appear to convey strength and good strategic decision making, Frank...

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The Pause Principle Cashman, Kevin Berrett-Koehler Publications, Inc. , 2012 Communication, Leadership

Over a long and innovative career in business, Kevin Cashman has concluded that deep, ongoing, calm reflection—what he calls “pause”—is essential for success in both work and life. The Pause Principle...

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Evidence-Based Training Methods Clark, Ruth Colvin ASTD Press , 2010 Human Resources, Management

In the education community, a useful body of research evidence related to training development and delivery has emerged only in the last 20 years. With that evidence, training practitioners now have a better idea of...

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The Remedy Dennis, Pascal Lean Productivity Network , 2010 Business Strategy, Productivity

Whereas Lean thinking has traditionally been applied to manufacturing, it has great potential to improve other areas of operation as well. It can even benefit organizations that are not involved in manufacturing. The...

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Consider Forrester, Daniel Patrick Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 Personal Growth

In Consider, author and strategist Daniel Patrick Forrester issues a call to individuals and institutions across the globe, urging them to carve think time out of their busy schedules and engage in...

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Think Fast! Hale, Guy A. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Leadership

In Think Fast!, Guy A. Hale introduces a new method to learn how to make decisions quickly and accurately without becoming overwhelmed by the many potential pitfalls and headaches of the lightning-...

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Think Better Hurson, Tim McGraw-Hill Companies , 2008 Personal Growth, Productivity

Think Better by Tim Hurson outlines a six-step productive thinking program that helps individuals to think more efficiently, more powerfully, and more strategically. The program entails making a long...

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The Crash Course Martenson, Chris John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Economics & Finance

Most Americans assume that the economy will continually operate in a way that is both effective and orderly. However, recent economic, environmental, and energy-related trends have emerged which challenge this...

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