Designing Together : The collaboration and conflict management handbook for creative professionals

Designing Together : The collaboration and conflict management handbook for creative professionals

Book Title: Designing Together : The collaboration and conflict management handbook for creative professionals

Author: Adam Lawrence

Format: Paperback | 288 pages

Publication Date: 24 Jun 2013

ISBN-13: 9780321918635

WHAT IS THE ONE THING not taught in design school, but is an essential survival skill for practicing designers? Working with other people. And yet, in every project, collaboration with other people is often the most difficult part.





The increasing complexity of design projects, the greater reliance on remote team members, and the evolution of design techniques demands professionals who can cooperate effectively. Designing Together is a book for cultivating collaborative behaviors and dealing with the inevitable difficult conversations.





Designing Together features:




28 collaboration techniques
46 conflict management techniques
31 difficult situation diagnoses
17 designer personality traits






This book is for designers:




On teams large or small
Co-located, remote, or both
Working in multidisciplinary groups
Within an organization or consulting from outside






You'll also find sidebar contributions from David Belman (Threespot), Mandy Brown (Editorially, A Book Apart), Erika Hall (Mule Design Studio), Denise Jacobs (author), Jonathan Knoll (InfinityPlusOne), Marc Rettig (Fit Associates), and Jeanine Turner (Georgetown University).