Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Boston Celtics power forward, who filed for bankruptcy in 2010, says athletes need more business education
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
By Roger L. Martin
Harvard Business Press; 208 pages; $26.95
Martin is dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and another key figure in the world of design thinking. In this slim book, he lays out his theory of why the perspective is so important for those running a business in today's fiendishly complex world. Smartly, Martin acknowledges the intricacies involved in trying to implement design thinking but is nonetheless clear that companies need to jump to it. He provides some useful tools and advice to help.
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