By Katherine H. Pherson,Randolph H. Pherson
With this moment variation of Critical considering for Strategic Intelligence, Randolph H. Pherson and Katherine Hibbs Pherson replace their very hot, easy-to-use guide for constructing middle severe considering talents and analytic thoughts. This quintessential textual content is framed round 20 key questions that each one analysts needs to ask themselves as they arrange to behavior learn, generate hypotheses, overview resources of data, draft papers, and eventually current research. New fabric contains a bankruptcy on operating with facts and percentages at an introductory point; discussions on the right way to paintings with social media; dealing with the “big information” phenomenon and what position research performs either on the back and front finish of using such information.
Each of the book’s chapters are continually equipped, allowing scholars and analysts alike to simply hint the major steps of: environment the level; taking a look extra Deeply; Key Takeaways; contemplating the Case research, and the book’s illustrations contain priceless images that diagram and exhibit the approaches and dependent analytic concepts for arriving on the very best analytical items. The “Analyst’s Roadmap” presents an at-a-glance “map” for readers depicting the easiest practices enthusiastic about perfecting the analytical product. a suite of rigorously crafted case experiences on nationwide intelligence, native land protection, and legislations enforcement matters illustrate the right way to practice those serious considering talents tie on to end-of-chapter questions, offering worthy self-assessment opportunities.
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Critical Thinking for Strategic Intelligence by Katherine H. Pherson,Randolph H. Pherson