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Design driven innovation: Uncovering design success lessons

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 18 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to uncover the secrets of design success in global companies, recent research by the Design Council has involved unprecedented access to senior design leaders and heads of design in eleven world leading companies.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper discusses the study “Eleven Lessons: managing design in eleven global corporations.”

Findings

The result is a study (entitled “Eleven lessons: managing design in eleven global corporations,”) that sheds light on exactly how these global leaders manage design and integrate their design teams into their businesses to help themselves stay competitive.

Originality/value

By providing a unique insight into these design processes the 11 lessons study offers up plenty of insights, practices, design tools and lessons which other businesses can take advantage of.

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Citation

(2008), "Design driven innovation: Uncovering design success lessons", Strategic Direction, Vol. 24 No. 5, pp. 33-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/02580540810867943

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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