Big Picture vs. Detail-Oriented Thinking


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What is big picture thinking?

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1. What is an advantage of being a big picture thinker?

2. What is detail-oriented thinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and work sheet can be used to develop your grasp of the importance of detail-oriented thinking and big picture thinking. You'll be quizzed about the nature of each and how they can work together.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The definitions of big picture and detail-oriented thinking
  • What the advantages are of each
  • Is one type of thinking more important than the other to the operation of a business

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related article on big picture and detail-oriented thinking
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the two ways of approaching a given situation in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as detail-oriented people and big-idea people

Additional Learning

Make sure to also read the lesson called Big Picture vs. Detail-Oriented Thinking. The lesson has the following objectives:

  • Discuss the main advantages of big picture thinking.
  • Explain why detail-oriented thinkers may not comprehend how the various pieces of a project work together.
  • Examine which type of thinker is concerned with deadlines
Final Exam
Big Picture Thinking in Business
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