Paradoxical Thinking

In most colleges and universities students are taught “cause and effect” thinking at the expense of paradoxical thinking. This type of thinking hinders accomplishing mastery. Define both terms, explain, and compare them. Explain why cause and effect thinking hinders achieving mastery.

Your summation should be a very powerful piece that seeks to convince your reader with all the reasons both professionally and personally why she/he should learn paradoxical thinking.

Cover all the additional points asked for in the material below:

Cover Page 5%
Table of Contents 5%
Major components
a. Part 1 – Introduction/ Definition 10%
b. Part II – Provide an example of a company that demonstrates paradoxical thinking 10%
c. Part III– Discuss whether or not one can learn paradoxical thinking and discuss the reasons for your answer. 15%
d. Part IV – Paradoxical thinking is one of eight skills related to intelligence Discuss why it is probably the least used. 10%
e. Part V – Summarize your understanding of how management and leadership can utilize paradoxical thinking to improve the organization. 20%
Use of illustrations, charts, and/or graphics. 5%
Reference page (minimum of five references), APA format, grammar, spelling, effective writing, etc.,10%