Design Thinking has given the design profession and society at large all the benefits it has to offer and is beginning to ossify and actually do harm.
I place CQ within the intellectual space of gaming, scenario planning, systems thinking and, of course, design thinking. It is a sociological approach in which creativity emerges from group activity, not a psychological approach of development stages and individual genius.
It’s 2020 and my godchild Zoe is applying to Stanford, Cambridge, and Tsinghua universities. The admissions offices in each of these top schools asks for proof of literacies in math, literature, and creativity. They check her SAT scores, her essays, her IQ, and her CQ.
- Can Design Thinking Save the Economic Dinosaurs? (futurelab.net)
- David Kelley on Designing Curious Employees (fastcompany.com)
- Design Thinking Is A Failed Experiment. So What’s Next? | Co.Design (serve4impact.com)
- Creative Quotient (empwaynek.wordpress.com)
(Cross-posted @ cloud computing)