Mukaddes Çiçek
Kafkas Üniversitesi, İİBF, İşletme Bölümü
Atılhan Naktiyok
Atatürk Üniversitesi, İİBF, İşletme Bölümü

Published 2013-12-26

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Çiçek, M., & Naktiyok, A. (2013). THE EFFECT OF CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING ON STRATEGIC THINKING: A SURVEY ON MANAGERS. Business & Management Studies: An International Journal, 1(1), 39-61. https://doi.org/10.15295/bmij.v1.i1.41


The basic aim of this study is to research the relationships between strategic thinking, critical thinking and creative thinking. In this study, primarily the theoritical rudiments given here about this thinking styles, and then researched whether or relationship between them and its direction if any, by the help of scales. In the empiric phase of this study, a questionnaire was conducted to explore the existence of three different thinking ability, on 224 managers working in Turkish Incorporated Company. Data which contained this phase are interpreted by the statistical analyzes that fit structure of survey, in order to testhypotheses directing survey. It is confirmed that critical and creative thinking styles are meaningfully and strongly effecting strategic thinking in paralel with positive relationships between strategic, critical and creative thinking styles, when findings are examined.


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