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Critical Thinking Skills for Finance and Accounting Professionals EECTSF1
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What were they thinking? Why do business leaders sometimes make horrible decisions that severely damage themselves and their organizations? It is tempting to assume that a poor choice of action must be due to a leader's incompetence, inexperience, bad character, or low intelligence _ but such easily attributed factors generally aren't the true cause when leaders and organizations blunder.

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Webinar/Webcast
United States
Presenter: Diane D. White, MBA, CPA, CMA
Contact: April Deneault
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Field of Study

Business Management & Organization

Credit:  2

Level:  Intermediate

Designed for:

Corporate Financial Managers


  • How to evaluate critical elements of a leader’s decision-quality capability
  • How to recognize factors that can sabotage decision-making by well-intentioned and capable leaders
  • How leaders can hone their skills as true problem finders and develop an organization’s talent for preempting threats before they can become disasters
  • How organizations can use vigilant decision-making in high-risk scenarios to still perform reliably


  • Elements of cognitive psychology, group dynamics, and organizational culture and structure that can sabotage decision-making by well-intentioned and capable leaders.
  • Techniques and behaviors to engage an organization’s “collective intellect” and draw upon its diversity of expertise, perspectives, and talents to more consistently determine the best course of action.
  • Nature and influence of major decision quality obstacles, indecision, internal conflict, and time pressures.
  • Real-life business cases of faulty decisions resulting in large-scale failures with devastating effects.

Price:  $79.00

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Event Code:  8156


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