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In this paper, one will find a discussion, based on the desk analysis of works dedicated to policy refocus towards critical thinking skills and the socio-educational factors relevant to business. It will be argued that critical thinking (CT) capacity is important not only for problem solving but most importantly for overall corporative success and for further development in business and the economy of the future. The paper consists of CT definitions, its position in educational policy and the global market economy, its relevance to business and its embedment in education.

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Mariusz Baranowski, Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu

Mariusz Baranowski, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland), Institute of Sociology, Department of Sociology of Social Stratification, and chairman of Sociological Committee within the Poznan Society of Friends of Arts and Sciences. Doctor of Economic Sociology and MA in Sociology (Adam Mickiewicz University), Philosophy (Adam Mickiewicz University) and postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management (Economic Development Agency).

His research work is focused on economic sociology, social inequality, welfare state and labour market.

Anna Odrowąż-Coates, Akademia Pedagogiki Specjalnej im. Marii Grzegorzewskiej w Warszawie

Anna Odrowąż-Coates, Professor of Education, Ph.D. in political science and an MA in Sociology, currently employed at The M. Grzegorzewska Pedagogical University in Warsaw, Poland.
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Baranowski, M., & Odrowąż-Coates, A. (2018). Critical Thinking – Tightening the Link Between Business and Education. Forum Oświatowe, 30(2(60), 117-133. Pobrano z


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