Thinking Smart: Applying the Theory of Constraints in Developing Thinking Skills

Khaw Choon Ean

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Level of TOC knowledge acquired:

Introductory

Length:

144 pages

Designed for:

Academics, Business owners, Children and Implementers

Topics:

Personal development and Thinking Processes

Application:

Thinking Processes, Evaporating Cloud, Future Reality Tree / Negative Branch and Pre-requisite Tree / IO Map

Language:

English

Format:

Paperback

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Reading this is a journey of discovery to understand the concepts and skills of the Theory of Constraints for Education. You are taught how to think smart-not just what to think-in a logical systematic way.
Everyone is capable of learning how to think with responsibility in this rapidly changing world. Among the lifelong skills taught step-by-step in this book are:
  • Learning how to define problems in a fair way
  • Solving problems towards making responsible decisions and taking action
  • Understanding what is learnt and not just memorizing
  • Communicating your thoughts clearly and logically
  • Making constructive criticism of ideas
  • Thinking through consequences on how actions and ideas can affect oneself and others
  • Planning strategically and systematically
The Theory of Constraints began as a business management philosophy and has been applied to the context of education, teaching, learning and behavior development using TOC Thinking Tools called the Cloud, the Branch and the Ambitious Target Tree. Presented in an easy-to-understand fictional scenario especially for children, teachers, parents or anyone interested in Thinking Skills, this book develops many ideas to stimulate logical communication by teaching everyone how to think. The author, KHAW CHOON EAN, is a trainer in education and sports as well as in exploring innovative ways to teach and learn lifelong skills. She believes in making things simple and exploring the most logical way to learn.

This book introduces thinking as a lifelong skill which can be applied to the daily relevance of everyone's lives. Reading it is a journey of discovery to understand the concepts and skills of the Theory of Constraints for Education. You are taught how to think smart-not just what to think-in a logical systematic way. Everyone is capable of learning how to think with responsibility in this rapidly changing world. Among the lifelong skills taught step-by-step in this book are: