Ch 2: Strategic Thinking Tools in Business

About This Chapter

In order to embrace the concept of big picture thinking, your employees and managers need to be familiar with the qualities required for strategic thinking. The videos and quizzes in these lessons look at the common habits and skills of strategic thinkers.

About This Course

This chapter's lessons examine the habits of strategic thinkers and options for employing big picture thinking. Your managers and employees can learn about the following topics:

  • Critical skills for strategic thinking
  • Top habits of strategic thinkers
  • Strategies for big picture thinking
  • Decision making with big picture analytics

These corporate training lessons will show your company's employees and managers what is involved in the strategic thinking process and help them develop the habits they need to be strategic thinkers. They can check their learning with short chapter exams, and an end-of-course final exam assesses their knowledge on key concepts.

How It Helps

  • Promotes effective habits: These lessons help your employees and managers become better strategic thinkers by showing them key skills and habits they should develop, such as the ability to challenge, interpret and decide.
  • Keeps information current: By studying big picture analytical software and how businesses are using it, your managers and employees will be informed about the latest technology and be able to stay ahead of their competition.
  • Provides options: Your managers and employees can study many big picture thinking strategies, including anticipating problems and reducing labor intensity. Knowing about a variety of options will make it easier to choose the option that will work best for a particular situation.

Skills Covered

After watching these lessons, your managers and employees should be able to:

  • List the key skills of strategic thinkers
  • Analyze characteristics of strategic thinkers
  • Understand strategies that promote big picture thinking
  • Describe how to employ big picture or big-data analytical software

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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