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Design performance

Author: Francis J O'Donnell; Alex H B Duffy
Publisher: London : Springer, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The impact of design development on the overall success of a business positions the area as an important performance improvement opportunity. However, design development is exemplified by novelty and nonrepeatability, characteristics that provide particular challenges in the definition, measurement and management of performance with a view to improvement." "Design Performance scrutinises the support for improvement
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J O'Donnell; Alex H B Duffy
ISBN: 185233889X 9781852338893
OCLC Number: 55765363
Description: x, 215 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The nature of performance in design --
Design performance measurement --
Industrial practice --
A formalism for design performance measurement and management --
The impact of resources on effectiveness --
The PERFORM approach --
A methodology for performance modelling and analysis in design development --
Worked example --
Analysis and critique of metrics --
Industrial appraisal --
The PERFORM system --
Methodology review --
Summary and insights.
Responsibility: Francis J. O'Donnell and Alex H.B. Duffy.
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The Design Activity 1 Management (DAM) model distinguishes design and design management 2 activities in terms of the knowledge processed, while the Performance 3 Measurement and Management (PMM)  Read more...

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