Contracting industrial designers: A way towards improved product development
Paper in proceedings, 2009

This paper analyzes the contracting process of external industrial designers for concept development in two Swedish industrial firms. A specific focus is on what factors contribute to misunderstandings and less efficient collaboration. A recommendation is that awareness about contracting processes with a special focus on clarity could have benefits in form of improved efficiency and better product solutions

design brief

concept development

Contracting

Author

Sverker Alänge

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences

Lisa Carlgren

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences

Proceedings from the 16th International EurOMA Conference, 14-17 June 2009, Gothenburg

Subject Categories

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

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10/6/2017