Here’s a useful little piece on “What Actions or Behaviors Are Indicative of a Critical Thinker?”
Summarizing very briefly, the 4 key characteristics listed are:
- Clarifies Through Debate
- Asks Questions
- Gathers and Tests Information
- Reflects with Metacognition [i.e., thinking about thinking]
So, the test for the student of business: how specifically does each of these apply in the world of commerce?