Special Report


GE Goes Back to School for Innovation

Jeff Immelt told employees to "Go Big," so GE's health-care unit went to design school students for out-of-the-box ideas


Want a Master of Design with That?

Denis Weil explains how going back to school helped him with his role in innovation at McDonald's


Yamaha's Next Move

The scooter of the future -- as imagined by Transportation Design students from Istituto d'Arte Applicata e Design in Turin


First-Year Masters Students Build Homes

Forty years on, The Yale Housing Project is still forcing students to get down and dirty


Those Who Can, Teach

The co-founder of design site Core77 offers 1000 words of advice for design teachers


The Talent Hunt

Desperate to innovate, companies are turning to design schools for nimble, creative thinkers


Designed in China

With more than 400 design programs in Chinese schools, Asian design education is undergoing its own revolution


Tip Sheet: How To Hire a D-School Grad

Headhunter RitaSue Siegel tells you what to ask -- and what to listen for


When MBA Meets Designer

A GE manager learns to think creatively: INSEAD graduate Sameer Agrawal shares his story


Inside the Volcano

Carnegie Mellon graduate Maggie Breslin brings her innovative thinking to the Mayo Clinic


Designing to Help

Georgia Tech design grad Janna Kimel works as a design researcher at Intel


Joining J&J

Justine Dube Donnelly's joint MBA/Master's of Engineering Management prepared her for her role in strategic marketing at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals


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Tomorrow's B-School? It Might Be A D-School

Business schools are hooking up with design institutes -- or starting their own

Bringing Innovation to the Classroom

So far, B-schools aren't doing a great job of making innovation a key element of the curriculum. But it's increasingly central to business success

An MBA With a Thematic Approach

Toronto B-School Dean Roger Martin says integrative thinking allows MBAs to come up with more flexible models for today's complex business world

The Academic: Roger Martin

Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Ont.

Design Visionary

Patrick Whitney is out to bridge the chasm between the cultures of business and design

Reading, Writing, and Creativity

Education guru Sir Ken Robinson talks about the importance of nurturing innovative solutions in the classroom -- indeed, in every aspect of modern life

 
 
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