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Critical Thinking in Project Management

New paper by Phil Caputo provides argument for decision making based on facts, logic and objective reasoning

23 November 2014 – Dallas, TX, USA – “The Role of Critical Thinking in Project Management” is the title of a new paper by Phil Caputo (USA), originally presented at the 8th UT Dallas PM Symposium in August and republished in the November PM World Journal. According to the author’s introduction to this new paper added to the PM World Collection in November, “Critical thinking, in the simplest form, is the process of using logic and reasoning to remove bias and opinion, and fully understand a topic. Project teams can benefit greatly by operating from this fact-based viewpoint, especially considering the varied skills and responsibilities of the team members. Clarity around the facts and finely articulated specifics are less likely to create confusion, miscommunication, rework, and unnecessary stress... Exploring the project lifecycle leads to endless opportunities for improvement by way of critical thinking as well…”

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