Critical Thinking in Business

Stage 1. Locate and Evaluate Information

Levels:

  1. Separate factual information from inferences, opinions and beliefs.
  2. Interpret numerical relationships in graphs and other data visualization exhibits.
  3. Understand the limitations of correlational data.
  4. Evaluate evidence and identify inappropriate conclusions.

Stage 2. Creative Interpretation & Overcoming Cognitive Biases

Levels:

  • Recognize and minimize one’s own common cognitive biases
  • Identify alternative interpretations for data or observations.
  • Identify new information that might support or contradict a hypothesis. •Explain how new information can change a problem.

Stage 3. Self-Directed Learning & Problem Solving

Levels:

  • Separate relevant from irrelevant information in a given context.
  • Integrate information to solve problems.
  • Learn and apply new information.
  • Use mathematical skills to solve real-world problems.

Stage 4. Communicating Ideas & Issues Effectively for Decision-Making

Critical Thinking S1L1 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S1L1 – Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference

Critical Thinking S1L2 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S1L2 – Gathering Information – Interpret Numerical Data

Critical Thinking S1L3 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S1L4 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S2L1 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S2L2 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S2L3 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S3L1 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S3L2 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S3L3 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

Critical Thinking S3L4 Gathering Information – Fact Versus Inference Video

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