Managing social impact in design: tools and methods for anticipating consequences of technology

Jantine T. Bouma

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 4 Research NOT TU/e / Graduation NOT TU/e)

Abstract

The use of email communication, mobile phones and cars has had wide-ranging social consequences. What is more, designers are plainly not always aware of all social consequences of technology, despite practicing user-centred design. Modern technology creates possibilities to influence social behaviour. Once a designer aims at defined social changes, the consequences of technology for practices become a responsibility, too. The present research is aimed at providing tools and methods to anticipate social consequences at an earlier stage of the design process.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Verbeek, P.P.C.C. (Peter-Paul), Promotor, External person
  • Poelman, W.A., Promotor, External person
  • Hummels, Caroline C.M., Committee member
Award date11 Sep 2013
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-90-365-0065-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

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