Unpacking the opportunities for change within a family owned manufacturing sme : a design led innovation case study

Pozzey, Erica C. (2013) Unpacking the opportunities for change within a family owned manufacturing sme : a design led innovation case study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis explored how an Australian, family owned, manufacturing firm responded to a design led innovation approach as conducted by the action researcher. Specifically, it investigated the barriers and opportunities that arose within the firm when trying to affect change to drive innovation. In doing so, key opportunities were identified that could help the firm to integrate a design led approach and remain competitive within an increasingly accessible global marketplace.

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ID Code: 63492
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Wrigley, Cara & Bucolo, Sam
Keywords: Design led innovation, Family owned business, Manufacturing, SMEs, New product development, Strategy, Business
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Erica C. Pozzey
Deposited On: 21 Oct 2013 03:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 04:09

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