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Meaning in the Making: Introducing a hermeneutic perspective on the contribution of design practice to innovation


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Title: Meaning in the Making: Introducing a hermeneutic perspective on the contribution of design practice to innovation
Authors: Jahnke, Marcus
E-mail: marcus.jahnke@hdk.gu.se
Issue Date: 8-Jul-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Konstnärliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: HDK - School of Design and Crafts ; HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk
Date of Defence: 2013-09-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 september 2013 kl. 13.00 i aulan, HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
42
Keywords: design
innovation
design management
hermeneutics
meaning-making
design thinking
design practice
Abstract: In recent years interest has grown in how design can contribute to innovation in business and society, such as through the management concept of design thinking. However, up-close studies on design’s contribution to innovation are still scarce. This may be one reason why rhetoric arguing the benefit of design in innovation contexts is often related to pervasive innovation concepts, such as idea generation and problem-solving, rather than to concepts that capture tacit and embodied dimensions of ... more
ISBN: 978-91-979993-7-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/33428
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