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Negotiating the Value(s) of Design(ing): An Organisational Inquiry


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Title: Negotiating the Value(s) of Design(ing): An Organisational Inquiry
Authors: Navarro-Aguiar, Ulises
E-mail: ulises.navarro.aguiar@gu.se
Issue Date: 29-Sep-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law.
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2017-10-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 oktober 2017, kl. 13.15 i sal CG-salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: design
strategy
practice
valuation
value
power
agency
Abstract: Organisations are increasingly calling upon design as a strategic asset to generate innovation as part of a wider fascination with ‘design thinking’ in business. Recent scholarship has tended to emphasise design’s many contributions to business and society, playing a part in the growing recognition and expansion of design as an idea. However, scant attention has so far been given to the valorisation of design as a study phenomenon in its own right. How is the idea of design made valuable and str... more
ISBN: 978-91-88623-02-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52644
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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