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Think Fast!. Accurate Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Planning in Minutes a Day. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2212768
  • Book
  • July 2011
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Apply proven critical thinking processes and supercharge your business

Alamo Learning Systems has been providing Critical Thinking Skills (CTS), problem solving, decision-making, preventive action, and innovation training solutions to the corporate world for more than 35 years. They have been at the forefront of such movements in management as ISO 9000, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing.

Now, in Think Fast!, these CTS experts bring you an up-to-the-minute toolbox of strategies and tactics you can use to optimize your business. This useful and easy-to-read guide looks at real-world consumer issues, giving you top-level skills to address a wide range of practical business, professional, and life problems.

  • Alamo's CTS solutions have been proven effective in major companies, including 200 of the current Fortune 500
  • Uses real examples from outside the business world to make problems and solutions widely accessible

At last, the Critical Thinking Skills that have guided some of the world's most successful companies are available to readers of this insightful guide. Start rethinking your business today, and take your business skills - and business results - to the next level.

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Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

1. Good News 1

2. Start Here: Stop 15

3. The Dump List 23

4. Simplify 31

5. Pick the Right Road: Three Little Questions 51

6. Recognize Your Progress 61

7. Present: Decide Now! 67

8. Past: Find Out “Why?” 103

9. Future: Plan to Make It Happen 129

10. Go Forward with Confidence 157

Bonus Chapter. Innovation: Create Something New 163

Index 187

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Guy A. Hale
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