44Vision Concepts for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Developing a Design-Led Futures Technique to Boost Innovation
By Javier Ricardo Mejia Sarmiento
PART I INTRODUCTION
PART II ANALYSIS
- 2 Futures techniques
- 3 Concept cars as a design-led futures technique for automotive corporations
- 4 Vision concepts for other industries
PART III SYNTHESIS
- 5 DIVE: developing a technique to implement vision concepts for SMEs
PART IV EVALUATION
- 6 Evaluation of DIVE with SMEs
PART V DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS
- 7 DIVE 1.0: the proposed technique for SMEs
- 8 Benefits and limitations of implementing vision concepts for SMEs
Appendices Chapter 2
- Appendix 2-1 Sample of the interviews with experts
- Appendix 2-2 Stimuli (cards, template constructs and rating)
- Appendix 2-3 Raw data
- Appendix 2-4 Cartesian plane
- Appendix 2-5 Ratings
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