The investigation of the practice of frugal innovation across cultures and the introduction of an instructional model for streamlining the design process

Andres Efren Bolanos, University of Texas at El Paso

Abstract

The central objectives of this dissertation are to analyze frugal innovation, apply foundational methodologies that contribute to product design, and discover the important contextual information for successful development. This dissertation describes a systematic procedure in designing frugally innovated products. The institutional design will encompass environmental, social, and economic impacts into the entire products' life cycle. Also, a comparison is made between two developing nations' contextual factors to reveal the formulation of frugal innovation.^

Subject Area

Engineering, Environmental

Recommended Citation

Bolanos, Andres Efren, "The investigation of the practice of frugal innovation across cultures and the introduction of an instructional model for streamlining the design process" (2013). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI3594323.
http://digitalcommons.utep.edu/dissertations/AAI3594323

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