During this course, you have learned how argument is used to “offer a set of reasons or evidence in support of a conclusion,” (Weston, 2009, p. xi). This is an important concept because “argument” typically has a negative connotation. Being able to support your views with clear and sound reasons is a very important skill in being an effective manager.
This week you reviewed the following course text:
A Rulebook for Arguments. Based on your reading:
Weston, A. (2009). A rulebook for arguments (4th ed.). Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company.
Post a brief statement of no less than 250 words that summarizes what you have learned from the textbook. Include in your summary how this information will be helpful to you both personally and professionally. Could it be used in problem solving? Why or why not?