Ch 2: Logical vs. Creative Thinking in the Workplace

About This Chapter

This chapter shows your employees the major differences between logical and creative thinking in the workplace. Assign these short and simple lessons to help your employees quickly improve their thinking skills at work.

Logical vs. Creative Thinking in the Workplace - Chapter Summary

In this mobile-friendly workplace creativity chapter, your employees will be introduced to the main differences between logical and creative thinking. Have your employees work through these bite-sized lessons to review the fundamentals of functional fixedness and the practical applications of creative and critical thinking in the workplace. As your employees work through the chapter, they can reinforce their knowledge by taking the accompanying self-assessment quizzes and chapter exam. The chapter is available online at any time that fits your employees' schedules, and they can access the material on any Internet-connected device.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: The chapter helps employees become aware of the differences between creative and critical thinking in workplace contexts.
  • Helps overcome functional fixedness: Lessons discuss methods that employees can use to recognize and overcome functional fixedness at work.
  • Improves creative thinking abilities: Employees who complete the chapter will be able to strengthen their creative thinking skills.

Skills Covered

By the end of the chapter, your employees should be able to:

  • Define the concept of functional fixedness in psychology
  • Explain the importance and practical applications of critical and creative thinking in business
  • Recognize opportunities for creative workplace thinking
  • Use creativity to overcome functional fixedness

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