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Gonçalves, M. (author)
Every great invention, innovative design or visionary art piece ever created started in the same way: with a blank canvas. However, you never begin a new project with a completely clean slate: besides memories, past experiences and general knowledge, all of us are constantly surrounded by information, which can have a profound influence in our...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Bergema, C.P.A.M. (author)
To develop today’s complex products, people from different organisations collaborate in innovation projects. The collaboration, though, is challenged by their different professional and organisational backgrounds, which determine their goals, their roles and responsibilities, and their expectations. People often struggle to deal with the...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Deken, F. (author)
doctoral thesis 2015
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Daalhuizen, J.J. (author)
Methods are means to help designers achieve desired change as efficiently and effectively as possible. Methods can be used to do so in the context of learning - to help teach students how to design on a professional level. Methods can also be used in the context of performance - to help designers perform better at what they already do (well)....
doctoral thesis 2014
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Gattol, V. (author)
The work in this thesis investigates relatedness (as perceived by consumers) in mental representations of products. Just as other objects that are part of the physical world, products are represented in consumers’ minds in the form of concepts. Concepts hold consumers’ knowledge about a product. They consist of sets of features (concrete and...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Kopecká, J.A. (author)
In today’s world of multi-component and multi-technology products, firms are obliged to seek knowledge for new product development (NPD) from external sources. Supplier firms are one such external source. The thesis aims to contribute to the development of a theory on supplier involvement in new product development (NPD) by advancing...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Da Silva Vieira, S.L. (author)
This doctoral thesis proposes ways for the translation of the Lean Thinking (LT) into design practice and research, taking the LT concepts as dimensions to study designers’ behavior across design disciplines. Lean Thinking has its roots in manufacturing, however, as a philosophy of guiding principles of Value creation, LT has been applied to a...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Secomandi, F. (author)
One of the fundamental questions facing the emerging discipline of service design concerns the definition of its object. In this thesis, I posit that the practice of service design, as a recent development within the tradition of industrial design, may be approached primarily as the design of interfaces between service providers and clients. In...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Stompff, G. (author)
Products are developed by large multi-disciplinary teams. The teams deal with many topics requiring the expertise of several specialists simultaneously. They have to decide together if something is a problem; propose multi-disciplinary solutions; and align their activities into a seamless whole. Stated differently: team members have to ‘think...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Neumann, A. (author)
doctoral thesis 2012
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Blijlevens, J. (author)
In this dissertation, it is investigated how the current knowledge that people possess about a certain product category influences perception and aesthetic appraisal of product appearances within this product category. Through the reoccurring exposure to product appearances in everyday life people form Internalized Product Appearances (IPA) of...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Bayerl, P.S. (author)
The goal of this project was two-fold: firstly, to add to the theoretical knowledge about the impact of complex media combinations for distributed team coordination, and secondly, to increase the practical knowledge for organizations and designers on how to design and implement complex technological solutions for the support of distributed teams...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Van Deuren, M. (author)
Since 2002 Dutch higher education has adopted the Bachelor/Master degree structure. Many universities of applied sciences have since then designed their undergraduate professional bachelor programmes education in terms of majors and minors. Minors offer students the possibility to differentiate their education in such a way that it reflects...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Van den Hende, E.A. (author)
Really New Stories typically describe a use setting and a main character - the hero - who is using a really new product. In this doctoral thesis, Ellis van den Hende explains why early consumer input during the development of really new products can be remarkably frustrating to new product managers and product developers. Ellis elucidates how...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Bouten, L.M. (author)
Co-branding is a form of cooperation between two brands with significant consumer recognition that results in the creation and introduction of a new product on which both brands are visible. Although co-branding results in the creation and introduction of a new product through collaboration, the current literature on cobranding focuses on either...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Jalote-Parmar, A. (author)
Inadequate visualization during Minimally Invasive Surgeries (MIS) has led several technology research labs to develop decision support systems such as Intra-operative Visualization Systems (IVS). IVS focuses on providing surgeons with real-time imaging support to improve task visualization and navigation. Though exciting, this emerging field...
doctoral thesis 2009
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