Identify and research a critical and creative thinking model, which is NOT discussed in the APC student book.
a. Define the model.
b. Define its benefits.
c. Explain its stages.
A manager at your organisation explains that two employees in his team are not performing according to expectations. Prepare a list of 8 questions that you could ask to identify the knowledge gap.
Based on answers that you received from the manager (question 2 above), you determined that both employees have knowledge gaps for the following reasons:
• Employee A is a new employee working on a new project.
• Employee B has been in the organisation for two years. He is on job rotation.
Answer the following questions:
a. What approach would you follow to identify the gap for both employees?
b. What learning opportunities would you offer to Employee A?
c. What learning opportunities would you offer to Employee B?
One of the gaps that you identified for both employees is a “lack of critical thinking” skills. The manager assigns the task of articulating the concept of critical thinking to both employees.
a. Prepare an outline of topics that you could use to introduce critical thinking to both employees.
b. Explain what you will discuss in each topic.
Please answer the following questions according to your workplace.
a. What kind of organisational system does your organisation have? Explain.
b. What barriers to critical thinking does your organisation have? Explain.
Explain psychological safety and its importance to critical thinking.