CEO of the Danish Design Centre Christian Bason defends his Ph.D. thesis "Leading public design: How managers engage with design to transform public governance".
The Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies will host a reception, which will take place immediately after the defence at the reception area outside the defence room at Råvarebygningen.
About the thesis:
Leading public design: How managers engage with design to transform public governance
The thesis explores how collaborative design approaches are applied in public sector organizations. Drawing on qualitative case studies from five countries, the thesis analyses the leadership behaviors involved in realizing design projects, and characterizes the types of solutions and value flowing from design work. Finally, the thesis discusses the implications of design approaches for emerging principles of public governance.
Professor Rob Austin
Ivey School of Business
Professor Banny Banerjee
Professor Richard J. Boland
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve Univeristy
Professor Rafael Ramirez
Saïd Business School
Professor Flemming Poulfelt (Chair)
Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy
Copenhagen Business School
Associate professor Tamyko Ysa
Department of Strategy and General Management
Professor Youngjin Yoo
Department of Design & InnovationWeatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University