. Apply the five key elements of design thinking to analyze the organization’s effectiveness in design thinking and innovation
Using McDonald’s as my topic on this and talking about how they might use the five key elements of design thinking within McDonald’s Franchise. Apply the five key elements of design thinking to analyze the organization’s effectiveness in design thinking and innovation. Design thinking is a new approach to create breakthrough innovation and promote high-performance collaboration. It is quite different from analytical thinking and is a process for action. It is a method for discovering new opportunities and solving problems. While there are a variety of techniques and tools that can be used, the core process is somewhat universal. It is generally understood that there are five key elements in design thinking: (1) defining the problem, (2) developing the options, (3) determining the direction, (4) selecting the best solution, and (5) executing. The steps have some degree of similarity to those in the scientific process. Evaluate where the organization excels in design thinking. Detail where the organization needs improvement. Make specific recommendations that the organization can undertake to improve design thinking and innovation.