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An Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking: Analyzing and Evaluating Ordinary Language Reasoning
Strategic Information Technology Management: Perspectives on Organizational Growth and Competitive Advantage
  • T. Brian MOONEY
  • John Nicholas WILLIAMS, Singapore Management University
  • Steven BURIK, Singapore Management University
Publication Type
Book
Publication Date
12-2015
Abstract

The book aims at equipping you with 21st Century Skills key life skills that will drive your future employability, promotion and career success. These are required for effective reasoning, writing and decision-making in changing, evolving environments. You give reasons for what you do and think every day. You argue. You often argue about things that matter to you. For example you might argue that you are the best candidate for promotion, about whether your company should invest in China, about the best way to help a friend or about what the right thing to do is in an ethical dilemma. The list is up to you. If you work your way carefully through this book you will become better at reasoning both in terms of understanding and clarifying other peoples’ arguments and also at producing increasingly sophisticated and compelling arguments of your own. You will learn how to recognize common but often seductive mistakes in reasoning and so be empowered to avoid making these mistakes yourself. Your writing and oral presentations will improve and you will hone your ability to define crucial terms in argument, debate and discussion. As this book is specifically written with everyday language considerations in mind, it is a valuable tool for anyone to understand, evaluate and construct arguments in ordinary language.

Keywords
  • Critical thinking,
  • creative thinking,
  • reasoning
Discipline
ISBN
9789814691260
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
City or Country
Singapore
Additional URL
http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814691260
Citation Information
T. Brian MOONEY, John Nicholas WILLIAMS and None Steven BURIK. An Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking: Analyzing and Evaluating Ordinary Language Reasoning. Strategic Information Technology Management: Perspectives on Organizational Growth and Competitive Advantage (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_williams/98/