Designers as change agents

Floris van der Marel, Marjukka Mäkelä

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Abstract

In engineering-driven organizations, designers often find themselves increasing design awareness amongst developers, selling the relevance of user research to management, or facilitating design workshops for product managers. Designers go beyond doing design work, and act as change agents creating more design-friendly working environments. Sharing showcases and offering opportunities for first-hand experience help to get the message across.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesign+ Organizational renewal and innovation through design
EditorsTua Björklund, Teo Keipi
PublisherAALTO-YLIOPISTO
Chapter6
Pages102-115
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-60-3783-7
ISBN (Print)978-952-60-3782-0
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

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