Creative Techniques

  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
Part of the Translational Systems Sciences book series (TSS, volume 20)


This chapter introduces design thinking and systems thinking, which have attracted attention in recent years as creative techniques to promote innovation. Tim Brown developed the idea of design thinking, which is a collaborative process where not only technically feasible things and executable business strategies but also the designer’s sensibility and methods are used to meet the needs of people. On the other hand, researchers who sympathize with the system dynamics that Jay Wright Forrester proposed half a century ago use the term “systems thinking” when identifying the system structure using causal loop diagrams in the context of innovation management.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
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  1. 1.Professor Emeritus, School of Knowledge ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyNomiJapan

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