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Design Awareness: Developing Design Capacity in Chinese Manufacturing Industry

sylvia Liu

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

sylvia.liu@polyu.edu.hk

Keywords: Design awareness; design capability, design policy; manufacturing industry

Abstract

This study is an extension of John’s research of managing design in Chinese manufacturing industry and focuses on their design awareness. Two sets of factors about design awareness and support for design are utilized for questionnaire survey. The result introduces the levels of design awareness in the firms and its influence in design implementation and management. 

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Cite this paper: Liu, S. (2016). Design Awareness: Developing Design Capacity in Chinese Manufacturing Industry . Proceedings of DRS 2016, Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference. Brighton, UK, 27–30 June 2016.

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