The emergent imperatives from a design-led innovation engagement within the mining industry
Townson, Peter B. (2014) The emergent imperatives from a design-led innovation engagement within the mining industry. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This research seeks a better and more detailed understanding of the processes of implementing design-led innovation in the mining equipment technology services (METS) sector, in a context where the traditional approach to manufacturing is being challenged. This longitudinal research specifically investigated the barriers to design-led innovation and opportunities that developed throughout this research, to understand how the organisation and culture of a METS company evolved, in order to progress towards design-led change. The significance of these findings is shown in the combined implementation of design imperatives leading towards design-led change at all business levels of an organisational structure.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Wrigley, Cara, Matthews, Judy, & Bucolo, Sam|
|Keywords:||Action Research, Business Model Innovation, Case Study, Design-Led Innovation, Design Thinking, Innovation Management, Mining Equipment Technology Services Sector, Mining Industry, Organisational Change|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2014 07:02|
|Last Modified:||02 Sep 2015 05:28|
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