Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

The pace of change and volume of information we encounter in daily life make it hard to think through decisions. Instead, people often rely on biases and rules of thumb, which trap them into drawing faulty conclusions. The most successful teams use critical thinking—objective and rational analysis—to illuminate the wisest conclusions. This course prepares leaders to hone the critical thinking skills of their entire organization. Learn how to upgrade critical thinking to avoid deceiving fallacies, spot misleading cognitive biases, craft better arguments, hone judgment, and improve decision-making. Instructor Becki Saltzman teaches skills that will improve how your company or team innovates, tackles challenges, and responds to change.

Topics include:

  • Comparing critical and strategic thinking
  • Minimizing bad judgements
  • Recognizing cognitive bias
  • Using counterfactual thinking
  • Overcoming loss aversion
  • Avoiding logical fallacies
  • Creating a culture of critical thinking


  • 英文名称:Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making
  • 时长:56分49秒
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Upgrading critical thinking
  2. Avoiding five critical-thinking killers
  3. Critical versus strategic thinking
  4. Seven ways to think about thinking
  5. Conditions to think beneath the surface
  6. A Nobel Prize-winning way to think about thinking
  7. Can you spot these cognitive biases?
  8. The REF method: Your intuition referee
  9. Using counterfactual thinking
  10. Overcoming dangers of loss aversion
  11. Most common logical fallacies at work
  12. Avoiding the planning fallacy
  13. Using framing to your advantage
  14. Questions that fuel curiosity
  15. Organizing a critical thinking workshop
  16. Bonus tip