PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES IN BRAZILIAN DESIGN COMPANIES: RESEARCH BASED ON CASE STUDIES
Project management it is not mentioned very often on the majority of studies on design management. In this context, this research aims at guiding future actions to stimulate the use of consolidated management practices in design offices. The article presents the main result of a year-and-a-half research based on case studies in design offices located in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil. This study was an attempt to verify how offices develop their project management process, since a gap in the state of the art of design management research was identified.