Economical information and communication design for multi-national projects

Stephen Fox, Stefan Groesser

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Abstract

Purpose
– The purpose of this paper is to inform information and communication design (ICD) for multi-national projects through the presentation of an example that does not rely on expensive expertise in graphic design.

Design/methodology/approach
– Action research involving participants from five different sectors.

Findings
– Successful ICD is not necessarily dependent upon costly graphic design of elaborate explanatory methods such as storyboards.

Research limitations/implications
– The action research involved participants from only five differect sectors.

Practical implications
– Economical ICD can facilitate development of understanding among multi-sector multi-national project participants.

Originality/value
– The originality of this research note is that it addresses recent developments in ICD. The value of this research note is that an example is provided of application in a multi-sector multi-national project.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)574-585
JournalInternational Journal of Managing Projects in Business
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Keywords

  • communication
  • information
  • design

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Economical information and communication design for multi-national projects. / Fox, Stephen; Groesser, Stefan.

In: International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2015, p. 574-585.

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