Critical thinking staff or obedient staff? Pick only one. - RADIO SHOW/AUDIO PODCAST: Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! (SwCA) Episode 105 - Originally aired 5/19/2014 9:00 AM - MANAGEMENT MAGICIANS series
Our MANAGEMENT MAGICIANS™ series is dedicated to those exceptional few who step forward to serve as guides, sages and responsible parties for others in pursuit of the greater good for society and their organization! These are managers who redefine their job titles to ensure their own personal contentment as they motivate, monitor and mentor their team members each day. The “magic” that a talented manager is able to create changes their lives, the lives of their team members and ripples throughout the larger society. We salute their sacrifices and share their techniques and “secrets” to achieving sustained positive experiences for themselves, clients, customers, peers, team members, and the public at large! Our topic is, “Critical thinking staff or obedient staff? Pick only one.”
“No. 1 Critical Thinking (found in 9 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs)”(http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/12/10/the-10-skills-that-will-get-you-a-job-in-2013/)
What is it?
"Critical thinking: The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment. "(http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/critical-thinking)
"Obedience: Compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another’s authority."
What’s the problem?
"A survey of HR professionals [...] found that a full 70 percent of employees with a high school education were deficient in critical thinking skills. Even among employees with a four-year college education, [...]