NTOA Forums Strategic Leadership SWAT Command Decision-Making And Leadership II: Problem Solving, Analytical Thinking & Decision Making Have you ever worked with a supervisor that always had an answer before looking into an issue? If yes, take a few minutes to discuss what type of thinking was the supervisor using (Divergent or Convergent)? Reply To: Have you ever worked with a supervisor that always had an answer before looking into an issue? If yes, take a few minutes to discuss what type of thinking was the supervisor using (Divergent or Convergent)?

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Thomas Carroll
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Unfortunately, I have encountered that supervisor often throughout my career. Their convergent thought history often led officers to avoid that supervisor and caused them to shop around for another who would assist them in problem solving.