As leaders, it is our job to get the very best out of our workforce. We focus on how best to motivate, inspire and create an environment in which employees are satisfied, engaged and productive. But all in all, the effort we put into growing our workforce, we often forget the one person who is in constant need of development: ourselves. In particular, we neglect the soft skills that are vital to becoming the best professional possible — one of them being critical thinking. When you're able to critically think, it opens the door for employee engagement, as you become the go-to person for assistance with issues, challenges and problems.
6 Benefits of Critical Thinking and Why They Matter – Wabisabi Learning
Why is critical thinking important? The decisions that you make affect your quality of life. That can be done with a simple thing known as critical thinking. For the most part, however, we think of critical thinking as the process of analyzing facts in order to form a judgment.
Malcolm S. Box 47, Tanzania, East Africa. E-mail: mbuchanan sjut. Most Tanzanian Higher Education Institutes do not have the materials and technology to give students a significant practical experience in the sciences. In order to supplement their current, limited practical experience, a culturally relevant, interactive seminar which makes the chemical sciences real to the world of Tanzanians was developed.
Critical thinking is the analysis of facts to form a judgment. Critical thinking is self-directed , self-disciplined , self- monitored , and self- corrective thinking. It entails effective communication and problem-solving abilities as well as a commitment to overcome native egocentrism   and sociocentrism. The earliest records of critical thinking are the teachings of Socrates recorded by Plato. These included a part in Plato's early dialogues, where Socrates engages with one or more interlocutors on the issue of ethics such as question whether it was right for Socrates to escape from prison.