Author Archives: Maretha Prinsloo and Riana Prinsloo

05/31 – The Assessment and Development of Analytical and Systems Thinking Skills in the Work Environment

May 2018 / Feature Articles

Maretha Prinsloo & Riana Prinsloo

Maretha Prinsloo

Riana Prinsloo

Introduction

Human survival is premised on the capacity to continuously ascribe meaning to stimuli and acting on these perspectives in order to achieve certain goals. This involves a full range of integrated cognitive processes referred to as, inter alia, thinking skills, intellectual functioning, reasoning, problem solving, perceptual frameworks, creativity and judgement.

Cognitive functioning is by no means a static “entity”: it is highly dynamic and can …