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Critical thinking is a process by which a thinker can improve the quality of their thinking through a process. It involves a series of process, that actively and skillfully conceptualizing, evaluating, applying, and analyzing information to reach an answer or a conclusion. This allows the reader to process the information received to come to a reasonable conclusion based on a reasoned process. This process involve the utilization of the ten step methodology presented in Browne and Keeley’s book called “Asking the Right Questions”. These steps are used to achieve a clearer understanding of the issues being evaluated.
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It seems as do Ravaswami values his current position as VP of Human Resources; as a result, feel as do Ms. Forsythe has a personal agenda to discredit him. It is clear that there is a descriptive assumption here and that Ravaswami thinks that the personal or self-interests of Mr. Forsythe has surpassed the true value of What CHCM is trying to achieve. He believes as do that Mr. Forsythe opinion may have been shaped by the notion of being competitive, and has lose the creative success for cooperation.
As a result, Ravaswami developed his own value assumption of the training program.
If the company was to provide such training, there are no evidence that the program will yield any great leaders or be of benefit.
The program will not be of benefit to the company in all aspect.
The money spent on the program will put the company in financial difficulty.
Leader are not manufactured but are born. So the program will do no good to CHCM
There are no ways to justify good candidates for the program. Whereby the program will be considered a waste of time.
Step 5: Are there any fallacies in the reasoning?
Ravaswami’s memo indicate that the reasoning is fallacy. This is because the reason is not relevant to the conclusion (Browne & Keeley, 2012). Ravaswami gave several reason why leadership development program will not work for CHCM. But in his conclusion he made a personal attack on the Ms. Forsythe by saying that she only proposed the program to spite him. As her