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Design Thinking Project
Weight: 45%
Type of Collaboration: Individual
Due: Week10
Submission: Thereportshouldnotexceed2,000words(+or-10%,usingsize12pointfontwith1.5 linespacingformat. Essaysmustbefullyandaccuratelyreferencedortheywillnotbe graded. Studentsshouldaimfora10percentto15percentTurnitinscore.
Format: WordDocument
Length: 2,000wordsequivalency
Curriculum Mode: Report
Threshold Detail: Thisassessmenthasthresholdof50%. Inotherwordsyouarerequiredtoscoreatleast 50%onthisassessmentandhaveanoverallmarkofatleast50%forallassessments combined.
Overview
Elements of creativity and innovation underpin Design Thinking approaches outlined in this unit that businesses use to introduce alternative ways of developing solutions to the variety of challenges constantly being faced in the dynamic modern business environment. This assessment reinforces the importance for firms to conduct business in a responsible manner considering the impact of macro-environmental forces. This has to be integrated in the recommendationsforinnovationforms. Thechallengeofthistaskisforyoutoharnessdifferentcomponentsofthese conceptsinordertodemonstrateyourinsightofthecreativeprocessanditsimportantrole.
Note: Thisassessmenttaskassurescourselearningoutcomes3,4and6.
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YourTask
Usingareallifeorganizationasyourreference:
1. Identifyhowyourorganizationcandevelopsomenewformsofcreativitytoimprovecompetitiveness.
2. Identifyandjustifythepotentialsource(s)forthisnewrecommendedcreativity.
3. Criticallyreviewthepotentialcreativityblocksthatcouldbeabarrierfortheorganization’screativityinitiatives
4. Whatcreativitystimulatingtechniquescantheorganizationusetoimprove creativeeffort?
5. Whatformsofinnovationhavebeenusedtofacilitatecreativityinthisorganization? Whatwouldyoudodifferently? Considerimplicationsoftheglobalanddomesticmacro-forcesonthedesignofyourrecommendations inordertoensuretherecommendationsreflectaresponsibleapproachtoconductingbusiness