Strategic Thinking


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Strategic Thinking

  1. 1. STRATEGIC THINKING CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THOUGHT FOR MANAGERS. STRATEGIC THINKING Creative and Critical Thought for Managers.SEMINAR OUTLINE 1. Introduction to creativity, innovation and rationality. Logical and alogical thinking patterns. 2. Measuring creativity. How creative are you? 3. Developing your creativity. 4. Creativity as a tool for problem-solving. 5. Mapping the brain. 6. The invention of reality. 7. Identifying and analyzing creativity and innovation in organizations. 8. Description of structural, cultural and human resource variables necessary for innovation. 9. Contrast of the external and internal environment.10. Resistance to change. How to manage resistance.11. The strategic fit and stretch to yield new opportunities.12. Conditions of the organizational culture in order to develop innovation.13. Inertia and volatility of ideas in contrast to the motivation to potential changes.14. Critical success factors. How to excel and outperform competition.SYNOPSISThe purpose of this seminar is to learn how that is richer in ideas, variety and diversity.managers are affected by the type of Critical thinking must follow creativity to be ableorganization they are in and to develop to provide the adequate framework thatawareness on how different individuals fit into guarantees success in the implementation ofdifferent organizational cultures based on change.creativity, quality and productivity. Furthermore, the difference between creativityAfter a study of the external forces of the and innovation, the strategic position in differentenvironment, the seminar will analyze the organizations and the strategic choices &internal environment; the personality aiming to implementation of the strategy will befit, stretch or retrieve the opportunities offered it. The aim is to understand the epistemologyof knowledge and how individuals might change The philosophical, neurobiological, behaviouraltheir reality with creativity, leadership and and organizational routes will be taken toconstancy. explore all the possibilities with a methodological approach. The open dimensionChange within an organization will affect the of creativity will be followed by the practicalstructure, norms, procedures, technology and application as the basis for transforming theorganizational values. Thus it is important to ideas into a physical develop the non-creative culture into oneLEARNING OUTCOMESAbility to:· Recognize and analyze creativity and innovation.· Describe the structural, cultural and human resource variables that are necessary for innovation.· Contrast internal and external conditions that affect innovation.· Describe why people resist change and how resistance might be managed.· Appreciate the importance of strategic leadership in innovation.· Distinguish the environmental conditions of uncertainty and complexity as a critical success factor.· Apply the methodological approach of creativity for problem solving.