Design Thinking for Innovation

Research and Practice

  • Walter Brenner
  • Falk Uebernickel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Introduction from the Editors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Walter Brenner, Falk Uebernickel, Thomas Abrell
      Pages 3-21
  3. Contributions from Teaching and Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Pekka Berg, Jussi Pihlajamaa, Poul Kyvsgaard Hansen, Ade Mabogunje
      Pages 41-56
    3. Amir Bonakdar, Oliver Gassmann
      Pages 57-66
    4. Mateusz Dolata, Gerhard Schwabe
      Pages 67-83
    5. Martin J. Eppler, Sebastian Kernbach
      Pages 85-102
    6. Dietmar Grichnik, Ronny Baierl, Michael Faschingbauer
      Pages 115-129
    7. Larry Leifer, Alexander A. Neff
      Pages 141-150
  4. Contributions from Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Alexander Grots, Isabel Creuznacher
      Pages 183-191
    3. Michael Shamiyeh
      Pages 193-219

About this book


This book presents the full scope of Design Thinking in theory and practice, bringing together prominent opinion leaders and experienced practitioners who share their insights, approaches and lessons learned. As Design Thinking is gaining popularity in the context of innovation and information management, the book elaborates the specific interpretations and meanings of the concept in different fields including engineering, management, and information technology. As such, it offers students and professionals a sourcebook revealing the power of Design Thinking, while providing academics a roadmap for further research.


Design thinking Human centered innovation Intermediate solutions Prototyping Software engineering Solution based thinking

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Brenner
    • 1
  • Falk Uebernickel
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Information ManagementUniversity of St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of Information ManagementUniversity of St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26098-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26100-3
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