California Management Review
California Management Review is a premier academic management journal published at UC Berkeley
by Tyrone S. Pitsis, Sara L. Beckman, Martin Steinert, Luciano Oviedo, and Bettina Maisch
This is an introduction to the special issue of California Management Review on Design Thinking (DT). This special issue joins the growing body of work exploring the idea of DT and whether DT makes a difference in terms enhancing or augmenting the impact of technology - and, as a result, innovation - in a positive way. We have chosen an interesting, relevant, and useful array of papers that provide different approaches, views, and interpretations of applied design thinking. These articles provide both management and scholarly readers with insights in how DT is used, as well as its impact and usefulness in a variety of contexts.