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Developing a national design scoreboard

Moultrie, James and Livesey, Finbarr and Malvido, Cecilia and Riedel, Johann and Beltagui, Ahmad and Pawar, Kul and Nixon, Bill and MacBryde, Jillian and Martinez, Veronica and Demian, Peter and Evans, Steve (2009) Developing a national design scoreboard. In: 6th International Conference on Performance Measurement and Management, 2009-07-01, New Zealand. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Recognising the growing importance of design, this paper reports on the development of an approach to measuring design at a national level. A series of measures is proposed, that are based around a simplified model of design as a system at a national level. This model was developed though insights from literature and a workshop with government, industry and design sector representatives. Detailed data on design in the UK is presented to highlight the difficulties in collecting reliable and robust data. Evidence is compared with four countries (Spain, Canada, Korea and Sweden). This comparison highlights the inherent difficulties in comparing performance and a revised set of measures is proposed. Finally, an approach to capturing design spend at a firm level is proposed, based on insights from literature and case studies.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 15603
Notes: Also presented at: Design Research Society Conference, Sheffield, 16-19 July 2008. (This is a variant record)
Keywords: design developement, national design scoreboard, national design system, design performance, Management. Industrial Management
Subjects: Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Management Science
Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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Depositing user: Mrs Caroline Sisi
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2010 19:23
Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 17:13
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/15603

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