Critical Thinking is the ability to evaluate any decision without prejudice, through thorough reasoning and credible evidence and after appropriate clarifications. Any decision whether big or small may be broken down into smaller choices and alternatives, each of which when evaluated independently help to reach the set of best choices available. Each alternative provides us with a unique set of results which may be estimated beforehand by critical thinking. Then the results kept in mind before taking the final decision and then working to implement it.
I would like to run the critical thinking process through the starting and establishing of our Food Business.
Critical thinking can be seen as having two components:
1) A set of information and belief generating and processing skills, which in this case was the natural inclination in habit and network of my father in the Food and Beverage industry.
2) The habit, based on intellectual commitment, of using those skills to guide behaviour. This was earned on merit by me and my father by working in the daily affairs of the business until we moved through each goal was establishing the venture, running the operations daily and then successfully creating a profitable model for expansion.
It is thus to be contrasted with:
1) The mere acquisition and retention of information alone, because it involves a particular way in which information is sought and treated;