Design Thinking

   

Definition: Design Thinking is a design-centered approach to problem solving opposite to analytical and left-brained thinking and reasoning.
DT is also known as Management by Design.
Herbert Simon, also known for bounded rationality, wrote in 1969: 'Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design'.
DT aims to integrate analytical scientific reasoning with a more intuitive and solution-oriented methodology.
DT can be considered an abductive reasoning methodology, and shares some features of lateral thinking and Gestalt Theory.


   

   

More on design thinking.
More on reasoning: Abduction, Abstraction, Analogy, Argumenting, Deduction, more...



   

MBA Brief offers brief, yet very accurate definitions of MBA concepts, frameworks, methods and models. We keep it short and provide some links in case you'd like to learn more around a subject.




© 2020 MBA Brief - Last updated: 10-7-2020  -  Privacy   |   Terms