I would define critical thinking as the ability to discover the value of an idea, a set of beliefs, aclaim, or an argument. It requires you to use logic and reasoning to evaluate evidence orinformation to make a decision or reach a conclusion. Critical thinking isa foundation for effective communication,the principal skill used in effective decision making,at the core of creating new knowledge,a way to uncover bias and prejudices. (Authors Removed At Request Of OriginalPublisher, 2015)Employers make these comments because Employees who can engage in critical thinkingare reflective, independent, and competent If you practice critical thinking, you logicallyconnect ideas, scrutinize and evaluate arguments, find inconsistencies and errors in yourwork and the work of others, solve complex problems and engage in reflection. Criticalthinker does not only accumulate information well, but they also know how to use theinformation to deduce important facts and outcomes.