Solving Problems with Design Thinking

Solving Problems with Design Thinking
BUS 505– Organizational CreativitySolving Problems with Design Thinking
Overview:Design thinking in business and other settings supports the work of organizational managers pursuing creative outcomes to solve problems. In this assignment you will write a paper to explore a design thinking scenario to deepen your understanding of design thinking as a tool supporting the process of resolving challenging organizational issues.
Instructions:• Review the following from the unit Readings and Resources:o Chapter 1 of the e-book, Dispelling the Moses Myth.o The table of contents and Chapter 1 of Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works.• Select one of the 10 chapters from Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works.• Summarize the scenario in the chapter you selected.• Address the following:o Part 1: What ways did the process described reflect the D4G design thinking approach of four basic questions?o Part 2: Address any two (2) of the following:1. Evidence of a focus on discovery over solutions.2. Evidence of how problem solving and solutions boundaries were expanded.3. Evidence of enthusiasm in engaging partners in the work efforts.4. Evidence of commitment to real-world experiments rather than conducting analysis and using historical data.
Requirements:• APA formatted Word document.• Length of a maximum of 3 pages, excluding title and reference pages.
Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.