Updated May 2020

Topics covered in the literature search include:

  • Definition of design thinking
  • Research and best practices on design thinking
  • Design thinking for career planning and career management
  • Design thinking and equity and inclusion
  • Employee engagement and design thinking
  • Design thinking for entrepreneurship

AGSM, (2018). Design thinking could upgrade your career path. Here’s how… UNSW Business School.

Anderson, A. (2015). What Shaped My Career as a Leader in Design Thinking. SAP.

Brewer, A.M. (2020). Careers: Thinking, Strategizing and Prototyping. Emerald.

Brzezinski, G. (2019). Design Thinking can help you forge a new career path. Career Growth.

Buchanan, J. (2017). Carving Out a Career Path Using Design thinking. JWB/Design.

Burgman, R. (2019). Is Your Career a Wicked Problem. Inside High Ed.

Burnett, B. (2018). Documentation: Design Your Life and Career and Framework. UBC.

Clark, T. (2014). Redesign Your Career with a New Personal Business Model. Udemy.

Clark, S/ (2020). What Design Thinking Can Bring to Employee Experience Programs. CMS WIRE.

Davis-Laack, P. (2019). How I used design Thinking to reinvent My Career – Here’s Why It Worked. Career Evolution.

De Palma. (2016). Mentoring and design thinking for entrepreneurship learning. Cometare Research.

Dowd-Higgins, C. (2019). Reinvent Your Career with Design Thinking. Carolyn Dowd-Higgins.

Dunne, D. (2019). Think twice about ‘design thinking’. The Globe and Mail.

Fan, D. (2019). Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. Talent Management.

Firebrand Talent, (2017). How to Apply Design Thinking Principles for Your Career Success. Firebrand Ideas Ignition Blog.

Gale, A. (2019). Can design thinking transform your career. Management Today.

GlobalizeIt Staff. (2019). Career Development: Creating an Action Plan with Design Thinking. GlobalizeIt.

Goodman, G. (2017). Design Thinking More Than a Buzz Word. University of Denver.

Hirsch, A.S. (2017). Use Design Thinking to Better Your Career. SHRM.

Hunter Miller, B. (2017). What is Design thinking? The 5 Phases Explained (Definition and Example). Career Guide.

Interaction Design Foundation. (2019).  The Design Career Map – Learn How to Get Ahead in Your Work. Interaction Design Org.

Jongbloet, M. (2017). Shaping your career with design thinking. UX Collective.

Lamia, E. (2017). Next Time You’re Making a Career Move, Try Design Thinking. Career Planning.

Lauff, C. (2017). Applying Design Thinking to Your Life. Noteworthy, The Journal Blog.

Liedtka, J. (2018). Why Design Thinking Works. University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Magidson, C. (2017). Design Thinking in Career and Life. John Hopkins. Career Business School.

Marten, M.M. (2014). Using Design Thinking to Craft Your Career: An Introduction . The Bamboo Project.

McDermott, B. (2020). Design Thinking Process. Renew HR.

Meier Mercer, O. (2019). Applying design thinking to talent mobility management: how to get started. Mobility Exchange.

Misra, A. (2019). Leveraging design thinking for enhancing employee engagement. People Matter.

Most, C., Gordon, L. (2019). Design Thinking Methods for Career Planning. Medium.

Prevette S. (2019). Career Development: Creating an Action Plan with Design Thinking. Skillshare.

Robson, P. (2018). Design Thinking & Careers. CDAA.

Saraf, D. (2017). How to Apply Design Thinking to Career Management. LinkedIn.

Stevens, E. (2019). What is Design Thinking? A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide. Career Foundry.

Sweet, J. (2019). How to Create Colossal Career Success with Design Thinking. Forbes Coaches Council.