Reading List

Best, K. (2015) Design Management: Managing Design Strategy, Process and Implementation. AVA.

Boland, R., Collopy, F. Lyytinen, K., Yoo, Y. (2008) Managing as Designing : Lessons for Organizational Leaders from the Practice of Frank O. Ghery. Design Issues, 24(1), 10-25.

Brown, Tim. (2009) Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. HarperBusiness.

Dorst, K. (2011) The core of ‘design thinking’ and its application. Design studies 32,(6), 521-532.

Fraser, H., (2012), Design Works, University of Toronto Press, London

Gruber, M., De Leon, N., George, G., & Thompson, P. (2015). Managing by design. Academy of Management Journal58(1), 1-7.

Lawson, B., &  Dorst, K. (2013). Design expertise. Routledge.

Martin, R., ed., (2013), Rotman on Design, University of Toronto Press, London

Martin, Roger (2009) The Design of Business: Why Design thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage. Harvard Business School Press.

Martin, Roger (2007) The Opposable Mind: How successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking. Harvard Business School Press.

Montgomery, C., (2013), Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, Double Day, London

Ries, E. (2011) The Lean Startup. Penguin, London

Stickdorn, M., Schneider, J., (2011) This is Service Design Thinking. BIS Books, Amsterdam

Wheeler, A. (2012). Designing Brand Identity. Wiley.


Online resources





UK Design Council