The approach of design management in China

Xihui Liu, John HESKETT (Prof.)

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Abstract

Similar to industrial design, the concepts of design management were introduced into China by educators and scholars after 2000. It is because they considered design management can
fill th e in creasing g ap between t heory an d practice in Ch inese design edu cation, which is cau sed by a ci ted b ody o f k nowledge of C hinese i ndustrial de sign from Eur ope, Am erica and Japan. However, the effect of design management also stimulates same suspicion. This study proposed a distinct approach of design management in China, influenced by the history of modern China in politics, cu lture and econo mics. Based on th is, th e con tent of Ch inese d esign m anagement is expressed via practice in three aspects: education, business and design.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication IASDR 2009: Design/Rigor & Relevance proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event IASDR 2009: Design/Rigor & Relevance -
Duration: 18 Oct 2009 → …

Conference

Conference IASDR 2009: Design/Rigor & Relevance
Period18/10/09 → …

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