Design thinking

Question Think about a day-to-day challenge YOU face such as your commute to school, maybe the arrangement of your apartment, or managing a daily task. Using the 7-steps of Design thinking, explain how YOU plan on solving this problem in a concise but comprehensive essay:How do you 1.Define the issue? What did your 2.Research show? With whom did you 3.Brainstorm? How did you 4.Prototype the solution. During 5.Review, did your prototype address the problem? What happened during 6.Implementation? What did you 7.Learn? Answer Design thinking Question 1 Commuting from home to school and from school to home has been a nightmare for most children myself included. Depending on the distance between school and home different children have different tales why commuting has been an issue. Insecurity and tiredness have been the main issues affecting commuting to and from school this prompting them to dislike the schooling idea. Question 2 Research shows that two in every fifteen young children have to walk to and from school either because...
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Case Study: Power, Rights, and Interests

Case Study: Power, Rights, and Interests Natural Tendencies Normally when conflicts arise, people are surprised and unsure of how to deal with the situation. The natural tendencies are not the best or healthiest options for handling conflict.  This is because they do not encourage clear communication which is the best way to find a mutually beneficial solution. Tina tried to use emotions and psychological defense to justify her actions. Tina’s habit of being rude to customers was getting out of hand and she clearly pushed things too far with Maria. Joe had given her more than enough chances to change but she didn’t. Even though she deserved the three day suspension, she used the emotional card so that she could get out of suspension. She expected Joe to sympathize with her for having family troubles and call off the suspension.  However, this would not have ended the conflict because she would not have learnt her lesson. She would have continued to...
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Toyota

Question Select a corporation you find interesting. Then analyze that corporation in a concise 1-2 paragraph essay by addressing the following:How does your corporation identify (frame) itself? What does this mean for consumers? How is customer experience affected by the corporate design / identity? Answer Toyota Question 1 Toyota motor company is one of the largest automobile companies in the world today. The company produces a wide range of automobiles, but Toyota 86gt was well received by its customers on the basis of its model and fuel capacity. Moreover, quality is the key to the success of the company, and most of their customers can identify the company through its quality automobiles. Question 2 Automobile customers will always look for a vehicle that is comfortable, classy and has a favorable fuel consumption capacity and that is exactly what Toyota gives to its customers. This means that loyal customers are likely to purchase a top quality automobile at an affordable rate with a guarantee that the vehicle will...
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Bauhaus-Style Products

Question Find a current Bauhaus-inspired design. Then write a short one or two paragraph essay describing your chosen design using any three (3) of the above qualities. Define each of your three (3) chosen qualities, and how they are expressed in your chosen Bauhaus-inspired object. How exactly do you interpret these qualities? For example, what does it mean when a product is organized, subtle, or regular? Be sure to include an image on the same page as your essay. Answer Bauhaus-Style Products Being one of the famous and best artists, Breuer describes his invention as the most paramount innovation in the furnishing industry in the 20th century.  His fashioned his first chair with the tube-shaped steel of his bike's handlebars which were strengthened and light. The body of the individual sitting on the chair does not touch the frame of the chair.  Breuer once delineated his creation as his most comfortable, the least artistic, the most logical, the least cozy and the most mechanical...
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Product Analysis

Question Select an item (whatever item that you choose)you have designed; you may use assignments from previous classes. Include one related image and what your assignment objectives were. Based on your present understanding of globalization write a short, concise one or two paragraph essay. Your essay should include the following: What is your product? What is its purpose? What are its key design features, and why did you design it as such? Purpose To examine previous work in the context of a globalized world. Tools An item you designed, either as a commission or for another course. Word-processing software Answer Product Analysis My product is a puzzle pencil container specifically for children. The aim of this assignment was to develop a unique product with common usage or application in our daily lives. The puzzle pencil container is a special pencil case that children can use to store their pencils and other writing items. Its major purpose is to help children remain organized while at the same time encouraging play and creativity. What makes...
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Interviewing Questionnaire

Question As the human resources manager, you want to ensure that your company's hiring practices follow all applicable laws and preserve the rights of employment candidates. Develop a questionnaire that managers at your company will use when they are interviewing applicants. This document must contain the following: The name of the position for which the candidates will be interviewing At least 12 permissible questions that will be asked to all candidates A summary of illegal questions that should never be asked in the recruitment process Answer Interviewing Questionnaire Interview questions should be carefully selected so as to preserve the rights of employment candidates and to ensure that the company’s hiring practice are in accordance with all applicable laws. Interview questions should aim at evaluating the suitability of the various job candidates in respect to the vacant position. The questions should be carefully selected by the HR team to ensure that the selected candidates are the right ones for the job. The following set of questions will...
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