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The Critical Thinking Toolkit by Marlene CAROSELLI

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Introduction

Critical Thinking: “What” and “Why”

The Analysis Factor

Today’s employee is bombarded with organizational oxymorons. In this age of paradox, we are expected to keep our heads above water shored by contradiction. Learning is a life long process, yet we are forced to absorb it in machine-gun bursts. Advice broken down into sound bites is offered to us constantly, yet we are asked instead to draw big pictures, envision far-off, uncertain futures, and operate from strategic, well-planned positions. We absorb facts coming at us faster than the speed of light, yet we struggle for the clarity and creativity critical if we are to make wise use of this new knowledge. And we know one thing with certainty: We have to do more with less, and ...

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