Managing as Designing - autumn 2016
This course studies the concept of managing as designing and its importance in organizations, especially regarding innovative processes. The study covers technology innovation processes, innovation in corporation/organizations, innovation in research, strategy of using design-oriented principles and practices when developing new businesses and/or business redesign. The aim of the course is to develop a deep understanding of the concept of managing as designing based contemporary research and provide you with experiences of relevance for your professional career at the intersection of design, innovation and management. We will also critically explore how to become a more skilled and successful professional in the area of expertise of our own choice and motivation.
|Wednesday||2/11||10-12||The idea of an artificial science||MA378|
Being a challenger
|Monday||21/11||13-15||Organising work on challenges||MA166|
|Wednesday||23/11||13-16||The problem solving paradigm||MA136|
|Monday||28/11||13-15||The design mood||MA146|
|Tuesday||6/12||13-15||Staying with the problem 1||MA146|
|Monday||9/1||13-15||Staying with the problem 2||MA146|
Boland, R. and Collopy, F. (2004)(Eds.). Managing as Designing. Standford: Stanford Business Books.
Schön, Donald (1983). The reflective practitioner. New York: Basic Books.
Articles provided by the department.