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Economical information and communication design for multi-national projects

Stephen Fox (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland)
Stefan Grösser (School of Management, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland)

International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

ISSN: 1753-8378

Article publication date: 1 June 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to inform information and communication design (ICD) for multi-national projects through the presentation of an example that does not rely on expensive expertise in graphic design.

Design/methodology/approach

Action research involving participants from five different sectors.

Findings

Successful ICD is not necessarily dependent upon costly graphic design of elaborate explanatory methods such as storyboards.

Research limitations/implications

The action research involved participants from only five differect sectors.

Practical implications

Economical ICD can facilitate development of understanding among multi-sector multi-national project participants.

Originality/value

The originality of this research note is that it addresses recent developments in ICD. The value of this research note is that an example is provided of application in a multi-sector multi-national project.

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Acknowledgements

Funding: EU Grant No. 609027.

Citation

Fox, S. and Grösser, S. (2015), "Economical information and communication design for multi-national projects", International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 574-585. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-02-2015-0014

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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