Workbooks Workbooks - Page 24

1)What is strategic thinking? (is it different to strategy- looking at the process)

2)Why is strategic thinking important?

3)Strategic leaders: Lee Iacocca, Gail Kelly, Tim Cook. Xerox woman

4)Strategic decisions: Coke Kambucha, social impact as strategy?

5)What happens when we don’t prioritise strategic thinking.

6)Where can strategic thinking be applied?: Personal, workplace, organisation, industry

How are global forces shaping your area of the business? What are the current technology trends you see as being important? Have you noticed something overseas that could be relevant to Australia?


"Strategic thinking involves thinking for yourself as yourself, but also as another. It involves thinking clearly and clearly expressing what you think."

Wooton & Horne


Malcolm Gladwell- The Tipping Point

Forecast & anticipate

Curiosity/growth mindset

Consider different perspectives

House different styles of thinking in brain

Manage bias/assumptions

Make measured decisions

System 1 and System 2 Thinking- Daniel Kahneman

System 1 operates automatically and quickly, with little or no effort and no sense of voluntary control.

System 2 allocates attention to the effortful mental activities that demand it, including complex computations. The operations of System 2 are often associated with the subjective experience of agency, choice, and concentration.