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A critical thinking approach
We all make decisions and solve problems each day – in both our personal lives and workplaces. Some decisions are quick and easy to make. Perhaps the problem or issue you encounter is a familiar one that has a tried and tested solution. However, often times the solution to your issue is not straight forward and its resolution requires more than your intuition. Some decisions you make are critical, whereas others are non-critical.
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Making and reviewing decisions
Making and reviewing critical decisions is vital because it directly impacts outcomes in personal and professional life. Thoroughly assessing options, risks, and potential consequences helps avoid costly mistakes and achieve goals effectively. Regularly reviewing decisions ensures ongoing relevance and adaptability, particularly in dynamic environments. It promotes learning from past experiences and allows for necessary adjustments, enhancing decision-making skills and the ability to navigate complex situations successfully.
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BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
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In addition to the content in this video lesson, also consider other ways in which you can improve the quality of the information your source in order to make better quality decisions. 

Consider the following: check the credibility of the source, cross-reference with multiple reputable sources, examine publication dates, evaluate objectivity, consider the source’s purpose and potential bias, check for corrections or retractions, seek expert opinions, use fact-checking resources, apply your critical thinking, be aware of confirmation bias, and educate yourself in information evaluation techniques. This helps you verify information’s accuracy and reliability, vital for making informed decisions and avoiding misinformation.