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Table 5 Similarities and differences in orders of worth across informants

From: Design as an interactive boundary object

Orders of worth Informants
Computer scientist Management expert 1 Management expert 2 Architect Architectural engineer Engineering designer 1 Engineering designer 2 Engineering designer 3 Engineering designer 4 Industrial psychologist Patent lawyer Civil engineer Industrial engineer Mechanical engineer
Product oriented
 Product efficiency X X X X X + X + +   X X X
 Visual and symbolic beauty X + + X + +   X X + + + +
 Novelty + + X X   X + X X X X X + +
 Market utility + X X + + + + X + X X   X
 Interactivity X + X X X X + X    X X  
Process oriented
 Process efficiency X X X X X + X + +   X X X
 Interdisciplinary interaction + + X X X X X X X X X X + X
 Reflexivity X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
  1. X: Primary emphasis; +: subordinated emphasis; −: negative emphasis