Based on research conducted by Mines ParisTech and the DTMI Chair, C-K design theory or Concept-Knowledge theory represents a major progress in the understanding of innovation processes.

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C-K – A map for disruptive innovation
  • C-K – A map for disruptive innovation

    This practical guide is an excellent introduction to the main C-K principles. Through a simple example, you will discover step by step how to build and use a C-K diagram.

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The Innovation Factory
  • The Innovation Factory
    Garel, G., Mock, E. (2016). The Innovation Factory. CRC Press.
    Garel, G., Mock, E.
  • 2016
    CRC Press.
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