Design Thinking for the Greater Good

Innovation in the Social Sector

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Author: Jeanne Liedtka,Randy Salzman,Daisy Azer

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231545851

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 342

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Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them. Design Thinking for the Greater Good goes in depth on both the how of using new tools and the why. As a way to reframe problems, ideate solutions, and iterate toward better answers, design thinking is already well established in the commercial world. Through ten stories of struggles and successes in fields such as health care, education, agriculture, transportation, social services, and security, the authors show how collaborative creativity can shake up even the most entrenched bureaucracies—and provide a practical roadmap for readers to implement these tools. The design thinkers Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and Daisy Azer explore how major agencies like the Department of Health and Human Services and the Transportation and Security Administration in the United States, as well as organizations in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, have instituted principles of design thinking. In each case, these groups have used the tools of design thinking to reduce risk, manage change, use resources more effectively, bridge the communication gap between parties, and manage the competing demands of diverse stakeholders. Along the way, they have improved the quality of their products and enhanced the experiences of those they serve. These strategies are accessible to analytical and creative types alike, and their benefits extend throughout an organization. This book will help today's leaders and thinkers implement these practices in their own pursuit of creative solutions that are both innovative and achievable.

Security by Design

Innovative Perspectives on Complex Problems

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Author: Anthony J. Masys

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319780212

Category: Social Science

Page: 401

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This edited book captures salient global security challenges and presents ‘design’ solutions in dealing with wicked problems. Through case studies and applied research this book reveals the many perspectives, tools and approaches to support security design. Security design thereby can support risk and threat analysis, risk communication, problem framing and development of interventions strategies. From the refugee crisis to economic slowdowns in emerging markets, from ever-rising numbers of terrorist and cyberattacks to global water shortages, to the proliferation of the Internet of Things and its impact on the security of our homes, cities and critical infrastructure, the current security landscape is diverse and complex. These global risks have been in the headlines in the last year (Global Risks Report) and pose significant security challenges both nationally and globally. In fact, national security is no longer just national. Non-state actors, cyber NGO, rising powers, and hybrid wars and crimes in strategic areas pose complex challenges to global security. In the words of Horst Rittel (1968):"Design is an activity, which aims at the production of a plan, which plan -if implemented- is intended to bring about a situation with specific desired characteristics without creating unforeseen and undesired side and after effects."

Design, User Experience, and Usability: Theory and Practice

7th International Conference, DUXU 2018, Held as Part of HCI International 2018, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 15-20, 2018, Proceedings

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Author: Aaron Marcus,Wentao Wang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319917978

Category: Computers

Page: 811

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The three-volume set LNCS 10918, 10919, and 10290 constitutes the proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2018, held as part of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2018, in Las Vegas, NV, USA in July 2018. The total of 1171 papers presented at the HCII 2018 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4346 submissions. The papers cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of applications areas. The total of 165 contributions included in the DUXU proceedings were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this three-volume set. The 55 papers included in this volume are organized in topical sections on design thinking, methods and practice, usability and user experience evaluation methods and tools, and DUXU in software development.

Design Thinking for Smaller Enterprise Development

a SOCIETALbyDesign Model for Adaptation to a Digital Age

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Author: Adina Tarry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000707067

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 142

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Design Thinking for Smaller Enterprise Development captures the zeitgeist and concerns of the new Millennium and offers a fresh view on how business can be successful by benefiting the wider society it should serve. It also highlights the systemic negative impact of a consumptionand profit-focussed economy and introduces an original model – SOCIETALByDesignTM – as a constructive alternative to relentless resource depletion, through an agile, adaptive, and respectful enterprise, which protects nature and civilisation and embraces a balanced and holistic purpose to serve people, planet and a positive legacy, as the heart of its very reason of being. The original SOCIETALByDesignTM model positions purpose, principles, framework and current techniques for a modern business to utilise and holistically integrate benefits for employees, society and environment thought its products and services. The SOCIETALByDesignTM model links purpose and business and synthesises an operating model that can be adopted, adapted and applied by any enterprise wishing to focus on shared prosperity and the good of people and planet instead of profit at any price. The book is intended for business practitioners such as business founders and owners, angel investors, entrepreneurs, portfolio managers of investment funds, managers and leaders of companies large and small. It is also helpful for external business and organisation development consultants, mentors, coaches and specialists who provide services and expertise to enterprises design, change and optimisation. Because the book provides a practitioner’s perspective on business, it can also be useful to students, lecturers and academics.

The Designing for Growth Field Book

A Step-by-Step Project Guide

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Author: Jeanne Liedtka,Tim Ogilvie

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231547544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers (D4G) showed how organizations can use design thinking to boost innovation and drive growth. This updated and expanded companion guide is a stand-alone project workbook that provides a step-by-step framework for applying the D4G tool kit and process to a particular project, systematically explaining how to address the four key questions of the design thinking approach. In the field book, Jeanne Liedtka, Tim Ogilvie, and Rachel Brozenske guide readers through the design process with reminders of key D4G takeaways as they progress. Readers learn to identify an opportunity, draft a design brief, conduct research, establish design criteria, brainstorm, develop concepts, create napkin pitches, make prototypes, solicit feedback from stakeholders, and run learning launches. This second edition is suitable for projects in business, nonprofit, and government contexts, with all-new tools, practical advice, and facilitation tips. A new introduction discusses the relationship between strategy and design thinking.

Living Innovation

From Value Creation to the Greater Good

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Author: Sang M. Lee,Seongbae Lim

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 178756715X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

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Drawing upon real-world examples from across the globe, Lee and Lim explain the fundamentals of innovation, introduce emerging innovation tools, and outline new innovation strategies in order to demonstrate how innovation can contribute to the greater social good.

Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Putting the Power of Design to Work

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Author: Beverly Rudkin Ingle

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430261811

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

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This book is the first book on the subject for smaller businesses. Until now, design thinking - a methodology for solving business problems and identifying opportunities - has been the playground fro companies with big budgets, giving them the advantage of the innovation that comes from using the latest design thinking tools emerging from Stanford, Harvard, Northwestern and elsewhere.

A New Design for Living

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Author: Ernest Holmes,Willis H. Kinnear

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101442611

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

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Nothing lies beyond the scope of your ability. The new design for living you create has no limitations. Literally all the good things that life and the world offer are yours to have and enjoy. But you need to recognize them, accept them, and incorporate them into the new design you are now going to create. In its scope, and in its effect on readers, A New Design for Living is second only to Ernest Holmes's magnum opus, The Science of Mind. In this cherished spiritual classic, Holmes demonstrates that wishes-from health, love, and friendship to the career and home of your dreams-are not only possible to realize but are within each person's very reach. At last available again, this galvanizing book teaches how to turn mind-power into an infinitely positive force-the very force of creation itself. Harmonize with the beauty and intelligence of the universe, watch the magnificence of life transform before you, and awaken to the nature of reality. With this newfound power of transformative thinking, every goal is attainable.

Opening the Common Core

How to Bring ALL Students to College and Career Readiness

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Author: Carol Corbett Burris,Delia T. Garrity

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452226237

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Open the door to success with the CCSS This book shows how to leverage the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to equip all students—not just high achievers—for college and career. The authors helped lead their district in closing achievement gaps and increasing the number of students who completed four-year college programs. The results of their efforts show a remarkable increase in both excellence and equity in the content areas due to applying the authors’ research-based ACES framework: Acceleration rather than remediation Critical thinking Equity in education for all students Support Educators will find practical strategies that are applied and developed in model lessons linked to the CCSS and KSUS standards.