Analytical Thinking

noun | [ an-a-lyt-i-cal ] [ think-ing ]

Analytical Thinking is the ability to examine information or a situation in detail, break it down to key elements, identify their strengths and weaknesses and apply logic to make a reasoned judgement and resolve a problem. It includes the ability to identify patterns across situations that are not obviously related, and to recognise underlying issues in complex situations.

Having analytical skills helps us look at situations and problems without any biases. We are able to look at different sides of the problem, make accurate analyses, draw logical conclusions and offer relevant solutions.

Analytical Thinking In Action

The person will be able to:

  • Evaluate the appropriateness and accuracy of information.
  • Check for hidden biases or assumptions.
  • Examine opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria.
  • Determine whether the evidence supports the conclusions.
  • Effectively communicate the patterns they see and their conclusions and recommendations.

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Also Known As

Hindi | 

विश्लेषणात्मक विचारधारा

Marathi | 

विश्लेषणात्मक विचार करणे

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