Decision Making/Problem Solving
Navigating the Resources
- Read the information below about the trait to develop a greater understanding of your strength/opportunity.
- Consider the Stop, Start, Continue examples to create your own actionable change behaviors.
- Explore the trait more fully by taking advantage of the weblinks below.
Quantitative reasoning measures the extent to which you learn and comprehend numerical information. You may be able to improve your skills by implementing systematic practice with the resources below.
Higher levels of quantitative reasoning allow you to deal quickly and accurately with figures which will help ensure success for you and the organization.
Lower levels of quantitative reasoning indicate you may need additional time when working with new or complex quantitative information.
Identify an opportunity area that you would like to change. Then, develop behaviors that you can Stop (unhelpful or limiting behaviors), Start (behaviors that you can begin now), and Continue (behaviors that you already do well) to improve in this area. Use the examples below to help create your own Stop, Start, and Continue behaviors.
|Avoiding reviewing complex quantitative data.||Scheduling extra time to tackle those budget sheets, advance figures, and other financial reports.||Volunteering for challenging tasks at work.|
|Overlooking the resources you have at your disposal.||Utilizing computer programs or software that will “do the math” for you.||Managing your time effectively.|
|Overlooking the data just because you’re not as comfortable with it.||Seeking out a mentor to help you review the information if you’re having a hard time seeing how it can apply.||Using figures to aid in your understanding of complex reports.|