Design awareness : developing design capacity in Chinese manufacturing industry

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventDesign Research Society (DRS). Conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 2016 → …


ConferenceDesign Research Society (DRS). Conference
Period1/01/16 → …


  • Design awareness
  • Design capability
  • Design policy
  • Manufacturing industry


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