It’s time to expand your business through developing new markets or new uses – the true definition of innovation – for your widgets.As you debrief your team on options they see for your widgets, keep in mind the list below of talents comprising analytical thinking.The problem is that using analytical thinking is not necessarily intuitive, and the talent areas noted below may not come easily to everyone.
It’s time to expand your business through developing new markets or new uses – the true definition of innovation – for your widgets.
You do not need to know anything about an income statement, balance sheet or cash-flow statement to develop analytical problem solving capability. Follow us to get the latest updates: Facebook / Twitter / Linked In Image from Trey Ratcliff under cc.
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They can assemble the information to produce new insight into the problem rather than simply restating the information. Assuming your answer is even correct, the fact that you knew the answer means you did not need to analyse the facts.
Therefore, your analytical problem solving skill could not be tested. There is a misconception that if your reasoning lacks numbers than it must be incorrect. In many case interviews you will need to reason based on logical arguments and with very little numbers.
If you followed a path of reasoning to arrive at an answer, you should be able to explain that path to someone. The interviewer is more interested in how you arrived at the answer than the answer you developed.
How you arrived at the answer shows the strength of your analytical problem solving skill.
As a business analyst focusing on talent analytics, Sue Hays Barr has worked with people from across North America and organizations of all sizes.
She’s been certified in the administration and analysis of the Innermetrix assessments since 2008, and she uses these validated assessments exclusively to assist businesses and the people who work in them to understand themselves and the people around them, which ultimately leads to greater success.
Your line of reasoning is more important than your final answer.
Analytical thinkers can show you how they arrived at the answer. After all, it is the foundation of the case interview method.