Does the person identify patterns, relationships or models? Are they able to create a whole from all the different parts? Do they find new ways of seeing things?
Conceptual thought is the ability to identify guidelines or relationships that are not so obvious and identify key points in complex situations. It includes the use of creative, inductive or conceptual reasoning.
- Uses basic criteria, common sense and their experience in order to identify problems.
- Recognises when a current situation is identical or similar to a past situation and how it should be addressed.
- Acts with common sense criteria and takes advantage of their experience.
- Identifies guidelines, trends or gaps in the information they use.
- Analyses current situations where we have used theoretical knowledge or knowledge acquired through experience.
- Applies the appropriate tools to interpret and respond to situations.
- Knows to identify existing relationships or inconsistencies in a set of data or information.
- Properly uses and adapts learnt complex concepts or principles.
- Ensures that complex situations or ideas are clear, simple and easy to understand.
- Assesses current situations taking into account experiences, tools or complex theoretical knowledge.
- Delves into the information and makes an effort to go beyond their immediate environment or work area.
- Integrates ideas, key information and observations, presenting them in a clear and useful manner. Redefines knowledge and existing information in a simpler manner.
- Ensures that complex ideas are clear for others and that their team understands them.
- Develops and creates new concepts (not learnt through training or previous experience) that are not obvious to others in order to explain situations or solve problems.
- Identifies and comes up with innovative solutions in order to meet the market's needs.
- Develops new and creative concepts in order to solve strategic and overall problems of the business.