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Bason, C., & Austin, R. D. (2019). The right way to lead design thinking. Harvard Business Review, 97(2), 82–91.

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Beckman, S. L. (2020). To frame or reframe: Where might design thinking research go next? California Management Review, 62(2), 144–162. 

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Black, C. N., Newton, R. D., Nobles, M. A., & Ellis, D. C. (2018). U.S. Special Operations Command’s future, by design. JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, 90, 42–49.

Brown, T. (2008). Design thinking. Harvard Business Review, 86(6), 84–92.

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Pope-Ruark, R., Moses, J., Tham, J., & Conner, T. (2019). Iterating the literature: An early annotated bibliography of design-thinking resources. Journal of Business & Technical Communication, 33(4), 456–465.

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Razzouk, R., & Shute, V. (2012). What is design thinking and why is it important? Review of Educational Research, 82(3), 330-348.

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Stanczak, J., Talbott, P., & Zweibelson, B. (2021). Designing at the cutting edge of battle: The 75th Ranger regiment's Project Galahad. Special Operations Journal.

Zweibelson, B., Kyne, K., Rosa, R., & Rundus, F. (2020). Disruptive innovation through military design: A collaboration between the US Joint Special Operations University and the Polish Army. Special Operations Journal, 6(2), 139-160.

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Zweibelson, B. (2017).  Change agents for the SOF enterprise: Design considerations for SOF leadership confronting complex environments. Special Operations Journal, (3)2, 127-140. 

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Zweibelson, B. (2016). Special Operations and design thinking: Through the looking glass of organizational knowledge production. Special Operations Journal, (2)1, 22-32.

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Zweibelson, B., Wetzel, J., & Landis, T. (2021). Designing in complex security contexts: Enabling awareness through sharks, dollar signs, and police badges. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 7(3), 435-461.


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