Developing a Support Tool for Global Product Development Decisions

Erik Stefan Søndergaard, Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen

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    This paper investigates how global product development decisions are made through a multiple-case study in three Danish engineering. The paper identifies which information and methods are applied for making decisions and how decision-making can be supported based on previous experience. The paper presents results from 51 decisions made in the three companies, and based on the results of the studies a framework for a decision-support tool is outlined and discussed. The paper rounds off with an identification of future research opportunities in the area of global product development and decision-making.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication14th International Design Conference - Design 2016
    Number of pages12
    PublisherDesign Society
    Publication date2016
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    Event14th International Design Conference - Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Duration: 16 May 201619 May 2016
    Conference number: 14


    Conference14th International Design Conference
    Internet address


    • Decision making
    • Global product development
    • Strategy
    • Design management


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