Design methods and factors influencing their uptake in product development companies: A review
Paper in proceeding, 2014

Design methods are necessary to support product development companies in improving their product development processes, and thereby in producing high quality products. The uptake of design methods in such companies is limited and lower than one might expect. There is a wide variety of literature related to factors that influence the uptake of design methods in companies. In this paper, we synthesised this literature, and in particular, developed a framework of factors than can influence the uptake of design methods in product development companies.

design methods

product development

product design


Santosh Jagtap

Viktor Hjort af Ornäs

Chalmers, Product and Production Development, Design and Human Factors

Damien Motte

Andreas Larsson

DS 77: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2014 13th International Design Conference


Subject Categories

Other Mechanical Engineering

Driving Forces

Innovation and entrepreneurship

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