Within this volume there are eighteen separate modules for stimulating and selective self-study including case studies, examples and exercises with model answers.
These modules may be of interest to... More > ‘contractors’ who wish to get closer to the design processes and make meaningful contributions.
The modules may also be of interest to ‘designers’ who wish contractors could be closer and make meaningful contributions to design.
There will also be third parties – such as clients and project managers – who would like to realise the potential benefits of such collaborations.< Less
Currently, the roles of advisors to organisations are under scrutiny. Recessions, austerity and difficulties always bring out a critical review of the roles of advisors.
Do the advisors accurately... More > predict the downturn and how to tackle the issues arising? Do the advisors offer truly useful and independent advice or can some aspects be self-serving? Do large companies use their advisors wisely?
Good advisors could be really useful – for organisations of all sizes – mega, large, medium, small and micro.
This volume takes the side of all of these organisations of all sizes in helping them recognise what they may need or they may already have (or not need at all!) – to get good advisors, good advice and good value in setting up and running their organisations – in the good times and the not so good.< Less