Monday, December 23, 2019

The Monthly Digital Principles/Practices Summary: A Set of Thinking Principles Dec. 2019

Multidimensional digital thinking skills ares perhaps not everyone has, but it is critical to be future oriented and make a progressive movement. 

Digital principles define why one make a decision one way or another. Principles are statements of values. Things that define why one make a decision one way or another. These core decision values guide the behavior of individuals within an organization.


A Set of Thinking Principles

Three Critical Thinking Principles to Make Sound Judgments? Critical thinking is one of the most important skills to learn for career and life. Critical thinking is more critical than ever because the business and the world become over-complex, uncertain and ambiguous. Many think there are the critical thinking deficiency and insight scarcity in today’s society. What is the root causes? Is it caused by education gap? Does critical thinking get encouraged or rewarded at school or workplace, or the opposite happens? What could be the better way to groom real critical thinkers? And how to set the principles to inspire the true critical thinking?

The Principles and Practices to Encourage Creativity As businesses get more cut-throat in the face of fierce competitions and unprecedented changes, this puts stress on the labor force that is not conducive to creative, experimental thinking. As a business leader, what are the common solutions to encourage creativity? Will you allow people to make mistakes? Spend time on something with no guarantee of ROIs? Work on what interests them? Which type of work activities, roles, industries, require great deals of creativity? How do you, as leaders involve all people in creative thinking and actions? And how can you help improve the harvest of the creative seeds? Doesn't the real solution to innovation or creativity begin with inquiry? Would it not be prudent to focus on ensuring all levels of the organization are well founded on asking learning questions?

System Thinking Principles It is utterly important that a basic understanding of what an integrative system is about. Are we here to play at a game of "Systems Thinking" with outdated and limited definitions and rules set several decades ago, or to apply the best understanding of how the system works to fix the great problems we face as systematically as we can? What are the Systems Thinking Principles - the set of abstract and more “timeless” guidelines helping frame the questions in problem diagnosing and solving?

Digital Thinking Manifesto The race of human against the machine is ongoing. The knowledge life cycle is significantly shortened, and the pace of information technology is so rapid that no one can rest on a static mindset, past accomplishments, or the wishful thought that everything is perfect the way it is.

Five Strategic Thinking Principles
Strategic thinking is about starting the end in mind. Being able to think strategically is a digital thinking skill that perhaps not everyone has, but it is critical to be future oriented and make a progressive movement. There are definitely people who are more operational than strategic. Statistically, only 5% of the population is nature strategic thinker. Here are five strategic thinking principles.

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