LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT

Username
Password
Remember Me
Or use your Academic/Social account:

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Or use your Academic/Social account:

Congratulations!

You have just completed your registration at OpenAire.

Before you can login to the site, you will need to activate your account. An e-mail will be sent to you with the proper instructions.

Important!

Please note that this site is currently undergoing Beta testing.
Any new content you create is not guaranteed to be present to the final version of the site upon release.

Thank you for your patience,
OpenAire Dev Team.

Close This Message

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Name:
Username:
Password:
Verify Password:
E-mail:
Verify E-mail:
*All Fields Are Required.
Please Verify You Are Human:
fbtwitterlinkedinvimeoflicker grey 14rssslideshare1
Languages: English
Types: Doctoral thesis
Subjects:
Design research is concerned with the development, articulation and communication of design knowledge; and one aspect of this is the investigation of the relationship between products and the way in which people design them. \ud This study was prompted by my response to a paper by Gabriela Goldschmidt's (1995) where she concluded that 'there are almost no differences between the individual and the team in the way they bring their work to fruition.' In order to ascertain the validity of her claim, I carried out a survey among design students and designers from various disciplines in order to investigate both the activities and, more especially, the perceptions of the importance of the individual's influence on the design team. \ud I was interested to find that Goldschmidt's claim did correspond neither to the subjective experience of those participants who teach on design programmes, nor to the views of those who study on design programmes. However, during the course of my research the initial focus on quantitative data gradually shifted to an enquiry into how people learn to design, the nature of group dynamics and creativity, the development of (design) abilities in individuals and teams, and the production of design as a social process. The study concludes by considering how might development be systematically nurtured in design education.
  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    • Adair, J. (1983). Effective leadership. London: Pan
    • Akin, O. (1979). 'An Exploration of the Design Process', Design Methods & Theories, 13:3, 115-119
    • Alexander, C. (1971). The State of the Art in Design Methods', DMG Newsletter, 5:3,3-7
    • Allison, B. (1994). 'Research in Art & Design in the United Kingdom', Higher Education Review, 26:2,49-64
    • Archer, B. (1979) . 'Whatever Became of Design Methodology?', Design Studies, 1:1, 17-18
    • Armstrong, D. (1992). Managing by Storying Around. New York: Doubleday Books
    • Austin, S. (200l).'Mapping the conceptual design activity of interdisciplinary teams', Design Studies, 22:3, 211-231
    • Baron, J. (1988). 'The employment relation as a social relation', Journal ofJapanese and international economies, vol. 2 (December), 492-525
    • Belbin, M. (1993). Team Roles at Work. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
    • Boden, M.(1996). The Creative Mind. London: Abacus
    • Broadbent, G. (1979). 'The Development of Design Methods', Design Methods and Theories, 13:1, 41-45
    • Busseri, M. and Palmer, J. (2000). 'Improving teamwork: the effect of self-assessment on construction design teams', Design Studies, 21:3, 224-238
    • Campbell, J. P. (1968). 'Group problem solving in an industrial sample', Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 52,205-210
    • Clegg, S. and Mayfield, W. (1999). 'Gendered by Design: How Women's place in design is still defined by gender', Design Issues, 15:3,3-16
    • Cross, N . (1999). 'Natural Intelligence in Design', Design Studies, 20:1, 25-39
    • - - (ed.) (1984). Developments in Design Methodology. London: John Wiley & Sons
    • Cross, N. and Cross Clayburn, A. (1995). 'Observations of teamwork and social processes in design', Design Studies, 16:2, 143-170
    • Coyne, R. (1997) . 'Creativity as commonplace', Design Studies 18:2, 135-141
    • Cuff, D. (1991). Architecture: the story of practice. Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press
    • Daley, J. (1982). 'Design creativity and the understanding of objects', Design Studies, 3:2,133-137
    • Darke J. (1979). 'The Primary Generator and the Design Process', Design Studies, 1:1,36-44
    • Denis, H. (1986). 'Matrix Structure, quality of working life, and engineering productivity', IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 33 (August), 148-156
    • Doyle, R. J. (1992). 'Caution: self-directed work teams', HR Magazine, vol. 37, 153-155
  • No related research data.
  • No similar publications.

Share - Bookmark

Cite this article