MGT 312 SEU Wk 10 Decision Making & Problem Solving Critical Thinking Discussion

mgt 312

Saudi electronic university


Question Description

I need an explanation for this Management question to help me study.

Administrative and Financial Sciences

MGT 312

Assignment 2

Deadline: End of Week 10, 26/03/2020 @ 23:59

Course Name: Decision Making and Problem Solving

Student’s Name:

Course Code: MGT 312

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Semester: I


Academic Year: 1440/1441 H

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Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


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Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

  • Explain critical thinking and cognitive psychology as it pertains to analyze and synthesize information for problem solving and decision making. (2.7)
  • Employ and analyze aspects of creativity as they pertain to problem solving and decision making in all manners and circumstances. (2.3)
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills and teamwork capacity for efficient decision making as either team member or a team leader. (3.4 & 3.5)

Assignment Instructions:

  • Log in to Saudi Digital Library (SDL) via University’s website
  • On first page of SDL, choose “English Databases”
  • From the list find and click on EBSCO database.
  • In the search bar of EBSCO find the following article:

Title: “3 Simple habits to improve your critical thinking”

Author: Helen Lee Bouygues

Date of Publication:May 6, 2019 

Published: Harvard Business Review

Assignment Questions:(Marks 10)

  • Read the attached article titled as “3 Simple habits to improve your critical thinking” by Helen Lee Bouygues, published in Harvard Business Review, and answer the following Questions:
  1. Summarize the article and explain the main issues discussed in the article. (In 600-700 words)
  • What do you think about the article in relations to what you have learned in the course about how to improve your critical thinking? Use additional reference to support you argument. (In 200-400 words)
  • What do you understand by groupthink? According to the article how we can prevent people from engaging in groupthink. Use additional reference to support you argument. (In 150-300 words)
  • “Critical thinking is the opposite of creative thinking.” Do you agree? Provide examples of why you agree or disagree. (In 200-300 words)

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Final Answer

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Improving critical thinking
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Critical thinking can be defined as the ability of a person to think clearly or rationally hence
being able to understand the logical links between different ideas. Being able to critically think is
an essential skill to all employees in an organization, especially the leaders. Most business leaders
do not reason through pressing matters and don't evaluate the decision topic from all possible sides.
They make fast decisions with the little evidence they have or by considering their original beliefs.
Improving critical thinking requires a lot of thought and therefore requires much practice. Critical
thinking can be enhanced through the following methods;
Question assumptions- many organizations make decisions by considering certain
assumptions. Some this assumed are prone to ch...

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