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Reading List

In addition to various great TED talks (e.g. Designers — think big!, A call for "design thinking", How to build your creative confidence) our recommendations are:

  • Creative Confidence, Tom & David Kelley
  • The Art of Innovation, Tom Kelley and Jonathan Littmann
  • The Ten Faces of Innovation, Tom Kelley
  • Game storming, a playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers, D. Gray, S. Brown, J. Macanufo
  • Road Trip to Innovation, Delia Dumitrescu
  • Design-Driven Innovation - Changing the Rules of Competition by radically Innovation What Things mean, Richard Verganti
  • Human-Centered Design Toolkit, IDEO
  • Democratizing Innovation, Eric von Hippel
  • What matters now, Gary Hamel
  • To Do: Die neue Rolle der Gestaltung in einer veränderten Welt, Florian Pfeffer
  • Design Thinking, Innovation lernen - Ideenwelten öffnen, Hasso Plattner, Christoph Meinel, Ulrich Weinberg
  • Durch die Decke denken, Jürgen Erbeldinger, Thomas Ramge
  • A Whole New Mind - Why Right-Brainers Will Rule The Future, Dan Pink
  • Change by Design - How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation, Tim Brown
  • The design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the next competitive advantage, Roger Martin
  • Rapid Viz, a new method for the rapid visualization of Ideas, Hanks & Belliston
  • The back of the napkin, Dan Roam
  • Visual Meetings, David Sibbet
  • Visual Leaders, David Sibbet
  • Visual Teams, David Sibbet
  • Business Model Generation, Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur
  • Improvisation and the theatre, Impro for storytellers ,Keith Johnstone
  • Motivation und Persönlichkeit, Julius Kuhl
  • Leadership Embodiment: How the Way We Sit and Stand Can Change the Way We Think and Speak, Wendy Palmer, Janet Crawford
  • Embodiment and the inner life: Cognition and Consciousness in the Space of Possible Minds,Murray Shanahan

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