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Dr. Dani Chesson is a thought leader in design thinking. Through her research she identified six core capabilities that design thinkers possess. In this episode, she walks us through those six core capabilities and helps us understand how to be better at coming up with creative solutions to problems. Check out this podcast to learn … Continue reading Podcast
Organization Development (OD) practitioners today are tasked with helping organizations develop solutions to complex adaptive challenges for which there are no easy solutions. To solve these challenges OD practitioners must look for new tools and techniques to incorporate into their existing toolbox. Over the past two decades, Design Thinking has emerged in the business world … Continue reading Meeting 21st Century Organizational Challenges with Design Thinking
Even with all we know about change, organization continue to struggle with driving the changes needed to meet today’s evolving market needs. In today’s competitive landscape, failing at change is not a viable option. In fact, organizational successes in current times require nimbleness and agility to meet evolving and emerging market needs. This article explore … Continue reading Design Thinker Profile: Overcoming Barriers to Change
Healthcare executives increasingly seek ways to drive change within their organizations. Technology, regulations, and the shifting needs of patients are calling for changes in healthcare. The challenge of driving change in this industry is that change cannot come at the cost of patient safety. Healthcare executives must balance the need for innovation and change with … Continue reading Design Thinker Profile_Capabilities for Driving Change in Healthcare