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Books in the Library
Here are some print books in the Mayo Clinic Libraries. Contact the Library to have books sent to your work location. We also appreciate your book suggestions!
Change by Design by The myth of innovation is that brilliant ideas leap fully formed from the minds of geniuses. The reality is that most innovations come from a process of rigorous examination through which great ideas are identified and developed before being realized as new offerings and capabilities. This book introduces the idea of design thinking the collaborative process by which the designer's sensibilities and methods are employed to match people's needs not only with what is technically feasible and a viable business strategy. In short design thinking converts need into demand. It's a human-centered approach to problem solving that helps people and organizations become more innovative and more creative. Design thinking is not just applicable to so-called creative industries or people who work in the design field. It's a methodology that has been used by organizations such as Kaiser Permanente to icnrease the quality of patient care by re-examining the ways that their nurses manage shift change or Kraft to rethink supply chain management.
Publication Date: 2009
Design of Business: why design thinking is the next competitive advantage by Most companies today have innovation envy. They yearn to come up with a game-changing innovation like Apple's iPod, or create an entirely new category like Facebook. Many make genuine efforts to be innovative-they spend on RD, bring in creative designers, hire innovation consultants. But they get disappointing results.
Publication Date: 2009
Design-Driven Innovation by Until now, the literature on innovation has focused either on radical innovation pushed by technology or incremental innovation pulled by the market. In Design-Driven Innovation: How to Compete by Radically Innovating the Meaning of Products, Roberto Verganti introduces a third strategy, a radical shift in perspective that introduces a bold new way of competing. Design-driven innovations do not come from the market; they create new markets. They don't push new technologies; they push new meanings.
Publication Date: 2009
Designing for Growth by Liedtka and Ogilvie educate readers in one of the hottest trends in business development: "design thinking," or the ability to turn abstract ideas into practical applications for maximal business growth.
Publication Date: 2011
Solving Problems with Design Thinking: 10 stories of what works by Design-oriented firms such as Apple and IDEO have demonstrated how design thinking can affect business results. However, most managers lack a sense of how to use this new approach for issues other than product development and sales growth. Solving Problems with Design Thinking details ten real-world examples of managers who successfully applied design methods at 3M, Toyota, IBM, Intuit, and SAP; entrepreneurial start-ups such as MeYou Health; and government and social sector organizations, including the City of Dublin and Denmark's The Good Kitchen. Using design skills such as ethnography, visualization, storytelling, and experimentation, these managers produced innovative solutions to such problems as implementing strategy, supporting a sales force, redesigning internal processes, feeding the elderly, and engaging citizens. They elaborate on the challenges they faced and the processes and tools they used, providing a clear path to implementation based on the principles and practices laid out in Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie's Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers.
Publication Date: 2013
The Back of the Napkin by The acclaimed bestseller about visual problem solving. "There is no more powerful way to prove that we know something well than to draw a simple picture of it. And there is no more powerful way to see hidden solutions than to pick up a pen and draw out the pieces of our problem." So writes Dan Roam in The Back of the Napkin, the international bestseller that proves that a simple drawing on a humble napkin can be more powerful than the slickest PowerPoint presentation. Drawing on twenty years of experience and the latest discoveries in vision science, Roam teaches readers how to clarify any problem or sell any idea using a simple set of tools.
Publication Date: 2009-12-31
How Innovation Really Works - Using the Research Quotient to Increase Revenues, Profits, and Market Value Are you spending too much on R&D? Too little? Is your innovation program successful? And how do you measure that success? Your company is spending millions on R&D every year, but despite your best efforts, that R&D isn't driving growth. If you're like 95% of firms, you aren't investing the right amount, and the productivity of your R&D has fallen dramatically over the past several years. That's because there hasn't been a universal, uniform, and reliable measure of R&D--until now. First introduced in Anne Marie Knott's influential Harvard Business Review article, RQTM (Research Quotient) is a revolutionary new tool that measures a company's R&D capability--its ability to convert investment in R&D into products and services people want to buy or to reduce the cost of producing these. RQ not only tells companies how "smart" they are, it provides a guide for how much they should invest in R&D to ensure that investment will increase revenues, profits, and market value. Armed with insights from her experience as an R&D project manager, 20 years of academic research, and two National Science Foundation grants, Knott devised RQ and used the measure to test common innovation prescriptions across the full spectrum of U.S. companies engaged in R&D. The results are nothing short of game-changing. In this essential guide, you will learn: * how to use RQ to determine which R&D investments are most likely to drive growth--using the hard data you already have to better utilize the innovation tools you're already using * the 7 misconceptions about innovation trends--and how to avoid the ones that don't work * how investors can achieve 9x returns in the market and help companies in the process * why corporate--and GDP--growth has stalled and how to restore it without R&D tax credits This book promises to do for innovation and R&D what TQM did for manufacturing and what Sabremetrics did for baseball. It'll show you How Innovation Really Works--with measurable results you can count on.
Call Number: HD45 .K5958 2017
Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast: a blueprint for transformation from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation by The Only Innovation Guide You Will Ever Need--from the Award-Winning Minds at Mayo Clinic A lot of businesspeople talk about innovation, but few companies have achieved the level of truly transformative innovation as brilliantly--or as famously--as the legendary Mayo Clinic. Introducing Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast, the first innovation guide based on the proven, decade-long program that's made Mayo Clinic one of the most respected and successful organizations in the world. Thisessential must-have guide shows you how to: Inspire and ignite trailblazing innovation inyour workplace Design a new business model that's creative,collaborative, and sustainable Apply the traditional scientific method to the latest innovations in "design thinking" Build a customized toolkit of the best practices, project portfolios, and strategies Increase your innovation capacity--and watch how quickly you succeed These field-tested techniques grew out of the health care industry but are designed to work with any complex organization. Written by three Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation insiders--Dr. Nicholas LaRusso, BarbaraSpurrier, and Dr. Gianrico Farrugia--the book offers a wealth of transformative ideas and strategies. The concise, easy-to-implement methods can help jump-start your employees' creative potential, involve them in the collaborative process, and pave the way to the future of sustainable innovation. You get step-by-step advice on building leadership teams, accelerator platforms for speeding up results, and fascinating case studies of innovation in action from the files of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation. In today's fast-moving world, it's innovation that drives success. This book gives you the keys. ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THINK BIG, START SMALL, MOVE FAST: "Truly great organizations do not just achieve great results; they are also relentless in the pursuit of continual improvement. This book offers both methods and motivation to leaders in any industry who understand that the pursuit of excellence is never-ending." -- Donald Berwick, M.D., MPP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow,Institute for Healthcare Improvement "Do you want your organization to deliver a shockingly better customer experience? Here is Mayo's method that transformed the patient experience by making innovation systemic, the human side of innovation." -- Scott Cook, Cofounder and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Intuit "A powerful set of actionable, yet importantly nonprescriptive, principles for transformative change that will inspire and challenge all of us to reenvision a system that delivers health, not just care, for all our patients." -- Rebecca Onie, Cofounder and CEO, Health Leads "This book should serve both as a how-to guide for medical professionals and an inspiration for other innovators all over the country." -- T. R. Reid, reporter and author of The Healing of America "Powerful insight on how to deliver meaningful innovations time and again." -- Frans van Houten, CEO, Royal Philips "Leaders who seek to accelerate new innovation competencies can benefit from this hands-on guide." -- Sarah Miller Caldicott, great grandniece of Thomas Edison,and CEO, Power Patterns of Innovation "Read this book. . . . Copy its practices. It will save you years of misery and missteps as you build your own innovation revolution." -- Larry Keeley, Cofounder, Doblin Inc., and Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Call Number: RA981.M6 L37 2015x
Applying design thinking to biotechnology
The author reflects on the application of design thinking in biotechnology. He states that design thinking is a problem-solving protocol which finds and refines solutions through the investigation of problems and creating possible options
Change by design - by Tim Brown [IDEO]
Over the course of a century of professional practice, designers have mastered a set of skills that can be productively applied to a wider range of problems than has commonly been supposed. These include complex social problems, issues of organizational management, and strategic innovation. Conversely, non-designers-those in leadership positions in companies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, professionals in a broad range of services and industries-can benefit from learning how to think like designers. We offer some large-scale and more finely grained ideas about how this might happen
Dancing with ambiguity: Causality behavior, design thinking, and triple-loop-learning
Over the past thirty years, a powerful methodology for innovation has emerged from engineering and design thinkers in Silicon Valley. It integrates human, business and technical factors in problem forming, solving and design: "Design Thinking."
An interview with Roger Martin, a researcher of integrative thinking and business design, is presented. Martin comments on his books about strategies for business design, "The Opposable Mind: Winning through Integrative Thinking" and "The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage." Topics include the combination of analytical and intuitive strategies to develop design thinking in business, approaches to innovative management, and educational sessions to teach executives about the qualitative aspects of design thinkin
Design thinking - a new mental model of value innovation
The article offers information on the mental model of design thinking in value innovation. It discusses the hierarchy of operation innovation as viewed by authors Gary Hamel and Roger Martin, focusing on business management and strategy development. It further explores the context of design thinking as cited in the book "The Future of Management," by Hamel, further centering on the views of Martin's book "The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage."
Design Thinking - by Tim Brown - Harvard Business Review
In the past, design has most often occurred fairly far downstream in the development process and has focused on making new products aesthetically attractive or enhancing brand perception through smart, evocative advertising. Today, as innovation's terrain expands to encompass human-centered processes and services as well as products, companies are asking designers to create ideas rather than to simply dress them up. Brown, the CEO and president of the innovation and design firm IDEO, is a leading proponent of design thinking -- a method of meeting people's needs and desires in a technologically feasible and strategically viable way.
Design Thinking and the Experience of Innovation
The article explores the use of creative or design thinking techniques for achieving innovation.
In Defense of Strategy as Design - by Jeanne Liedtke
This article proposes that we reconsider the usefulness of the metaphor of design as a prescription for strategy making, arguing against Henry Mintzberg's view that it is not appropriate. It reviews literature from the field of design and defines a set of attributes of the design process-which is synthetic, adductive, hypothesis-driven, opportunistic, dialectical, inquiring, and value-driven. The article examines the parallels between designing and creating business strategy and presents the implications of such an approach for designing the processes to design and execute strategy.
Innovation as a Learning Process: EMBEDDING DESIGN THINKING
The article discusses strategies for encouraging innovation through education and design of organizations and work spaces.
Innovation in R&D: Using design thinking to develop new models of inventiveness, productivity and collaboration
By adapting insights and methodologies from design thinking, a modern scientific R&D organization may have the potential to increase the speed, inventiveness and vitality of their output and become an explosive engine of growth. Modern design consultancies face the challenge of producing original, creative work for their clients on project after project, and have thus developed several strategies and behaviors to produce innovative content repeatedly at a fast pace. The innovation strategies of design firms are different than traditional models of academic and scientific scholarship and rely on new models of radical collaboration by teams, knowledge sharing, wide-reaching cross-pollination and the habit of gaining early insights through tangible expressions of ideas in order to foster continual and rapid innovation.
Learning to use design thinking tools for successful innovation - by Jeanne Liedtka
Design thinking is a process of continuously redesigning a business to achieve both product and process innovation. The purpose of this paper is to present a this case study of two managers – both highly capable and committed, both seeking to innovate – a design thinking approach with a set of four tools which enables one to succeed with his initiative while the other struggles.
Reclaim your creative confidence - by Tom & David Kelley - Harvard Business Review
Most people are born creative. But over time, a lot of us learn to stifle those impulses. We become warier of judgment, more cautious, more analytical. The world seems to divide into "creatives" and "noncreatives," and too many people resign themselves to the latter category. And yet we know that creativity is essential to success in any discipline or industry. The good news, according to authors Tom Kelley and David Kelley of IDEO, is that we all can rediscover our creative confidence. The trick is to overcome the four big fears that hold most of us back: fear of the messy unknown, fear of judgment, fear of the first step, and fear of losing control.
Teaching Design Thinking Through Case Analysis: Joint Analytical Process
The article focuses on teaching design thinking. It argues that as Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) asserts that higher-order thinking are crucial in business education, higher-order thinking is rather thin. It says that under design thinking, students are able to think more freely on a managerial process plan to launch a well-informed idea. It also discusses a theory foundation for learning design thinking and teaching method called joint analytical process (JAP).
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