Business Reasoning Inventory
Identify your strategic, tactical and critical thinkers– people who can identify problems or opportunities, and people who can solve complex problems.
Concerns the ability to put current business practices in a strategic perspective, to understand how recent trends and events, as well as technological innovations, may impact future business trends. High performers are seen as curious, open-minded, tolerant of ambiguity, and interested in feedback. They tend to be creative, able to integrate different viewpoints, and are often quick to recognize problems.
Concerns the ability to reach sound, defensible conclusions in a timely manner based on information provided in the form of graphs, memos’, text-based material, diagrams, and tables of numbers. High performers are seen as disciplined, steady, precise, detail-oriented, and able to solve routine problems quickly.
Concerns the ability to recognize, understand, and solve complex problems. High scorers perform well across a wide variety of tasks by recognizing assumptions, evaluating arguments, and making validate interpretations and deductions. The critical reasoning scale is a composite of the Tactical and Strategic Reasoning scales. Critical Reasoning predicts overall performance across many positions.
Concerns the thinking style of this individual in solving problems in the workplace, whether he or she is a Critical Thinker (high strategic, high tactical), Free Thinker (high strategic, low tactical), Laser Thinker (high tactical, low strategic) or Expedient Thinker (low strategic, low tactical). A detailed narrative and summary charts are provided to explain the individual thinking style of the individual.
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