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Introduction

  • Steven Ney
  • Christoph Meinel
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Part of the Understanding Innovation book series (UNDINNO)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the reader to the argument and the structure of the book. Essentially, the book is both a conceptual and empirical exploration into the way the methods and mindsets of design thinking can help transform large organisations. Before embarking upon that journey, this chapter outlines our conception of ‘design thinking’. We understand design thinking as being a way of mobilising the skills, experience and knowledge of small teams to tackle complex and uncertain challenges. The introduction concludes with a brief overview of each chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Ney
    • 1
  • Christoph Meinel
    • 2
  1. 1.T-Systems InternationalBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Hasso Plattner InstituteUniversity of PotsdamPotsdamGermany

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