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His thoughts on system theory and project management led to a framework on how to deal with design as a business function at the corporate management level by providing the language and methodology to effectively manage it. [44] The British Design Council was founded in 1944 to promote design in the British industry. Product design management helps to create a distinctive design. Lesson 1: High quality design is more efficient in the long run than thorough inspection at the end of the production line.

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Publisher: RAND Corporation (November 22, 2013)

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