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MS in Industrial Design
PhD
MS in Design for Interaction

Strategies for Design Interventions that Promote Prosocial Behavior for Littering.

SUPERVISOR:
Gülşen Töre Yargın

Motivations for Interaction: A Study on Child-Robotic Toy Interaction

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Politics of the Knitting Pattern: Ethnography of Knitting Practice and a Women’s Knitting Community

SUPERVISOR:
Harun Kaygan

Developing a Co-design Tool for Eliciting Children’s Needs and Preferences in the Context of Industrial Design Education

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Collaboration Between Jury members from Various Fields of Expertise in Evaluation Phases of Industrial Design Competitions in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Pınar Kaygan
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Local Influences in Contemporary Iranian Design with Reference to a Social Network Service

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Design, Making and Consumption of Football Fandom Products by a University-Based Football Fandom Group

SUPERVISOR:
Harun Kaygan
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An Inquiry on Sustainability and Consumption Through Single-Use Disposable Products

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Multiplayer Online Gamers’ Subcultural Interactions: Body as a Bridge in Between Real and Virtual Lives

SUPERVISOR:
Harun Kaygan
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Evaluation of IMMIB Industrial Design Competitions and Furniture Foresights for the Competition

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Conceptualization of Positive Pregnancy Experience with the Integration of Mobile Health Technologies

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
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An Exploration of Crafts in the Ankara Castle Area Based On Sustainable Design and Localization

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Open Design for Product / Part Longevity: Research through Co-designing with a focus on Small Kitchen Appliances

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan
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Design for Performability in Nylon Strung Acoustic Guitars

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley
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Design Guidelines for Lunch Box as Compact Home Experience

SUPERVISOR:
Harun Kaygan

Gamification as a Strategy to Improve User Experience with Interactive Museum Exhibits

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Integrating 3D Physical and Digital Modeling into 3D Form Creation in Industrial Design Education

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
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Attitudes Towards 3D Surface Texture Samples Derived from Consumer Electronics

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Industrial Design Students Experiences of Interdisciplinary Teamwork

SUPERVISOR:
Pınar Kaygan
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Developing an External Bike Rack for Inner-City Public Busses a Research Through Design Process

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Internal and External Determinants of Product Sound Perception Effect of Product Colour As a Contextual Factor on Affective Responses to Product Sounds

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Mass Customization Through Online Shopping: A Study on Online Product Customization

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Investigating Discontinuities Between Intended and Realized Initial Product Impression

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley
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Raki Glass Packaging Designs Introduced into the Turkish Market After the Privatization in 2004: A Study on Designers Practices in Relation to Design Goals

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Designing for Sound as a Component of Product Experience: Development of a Novel Conceptual Tool

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

Exploring and Communicating User Diversity to Inform the Design of Products Promoting Sustainable Behaviors

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Between Work and Leisure: Interactions with Products in Public Idle Time

SUPERVISOR:
Harun Kaygan

Appraisal of Augmented Reality Technologies for Supporting Industrial Design Practices

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

Product Commercials as Lifestyle Representations: A Study on White Goods and Automobile Commercials in Turkey Between 1980-2012

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Evaluation of Basic Design Education at METU Department of Industrial Design

SUPERVISOR:
Dalsu Özgen Koçyıldırım

3D Virtual Worlds as New Learning Environments for Industrial Design Studio Course

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Design for Health and Wellbeing: An Investigation Into Diet Control Body-Monitoring Applications for Smart Devices

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

User Satisfaction Related Design Recommendations for Non Keyboard Input Devices in Military

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Crowd participation in web-based collective design platforms: a study on quirky’s in-house industrial designers

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Sustainability Considerations on Effective Use of Resources for Small Household Appliances

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Visual attributes of products as the factors influencing Users emotional reactions: a study on dental instruments

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Nature Inspired Design Paradigms For Design Ideation: A study on Packaging Design

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Sensorial experiences during instrumental interaction: a study on tea makers and vacuum cleaners

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

Potentials of Embodied Interactive Technologies to Enhance Mobile Listening Experience in Public Environment

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

Context of Use of Home Use Medical Devices: A Study on the Identification of Contextual Factors of Cpap Devices

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Research and Design for a Material Sample Information System Appropriate to Industrial Design Students

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

Experience Reflection Modelling (ERM) as a Generative Research Method with a focus on Student Engagement in Product Design at Undergraduate Level

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Multi-attitudinal Approaches Of Colour Perception: Construing Eleven Basic Colours By Repertory Grid Technique

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Developing a Model for Effective Communication of User Research Findings to the Design Process

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Exploration of User Experience of Personal Informatics Systems

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Analysis of Happiness Related Qualities of Mobile Physical Activity Applications

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Role of In-House Automotive Designers in the Automotive Industry in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Modelling Long Term User Experience for Mobile Phones

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Industrial Design and the Mass Customization of Electronic Consumer Goods

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

Extending the Lifespan of Small Kitchen Appliances for Sustainable Design: A Research on Product Maintenance and Repair with Technical Services in Ankara

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Biomimicry for Sustainability: An Educational Project in Sustainable Product Design

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Design of Experience Sampling Tools for Reporting Student Experience in Design Education

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley (ODTÜ), Gert Pasman (DUT)

Visual Representation in Industrial Design Registration: A Proposed Guideline for Turkey Based on Legal Texts and Guidelines from Eight Different Jurisdictions and Interviews with Turkish Patent Institute Examiners

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Outsourced Design Management Implementations: A Study Conducted with Firms and Design Consultancies in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Preschool Children as a User Group: Design Considerations for Musical Toys

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Developing an Impact Evaluation Framework for Product Designers Inspired by the Capability Approach: A Case Study on the Philips Chulha

SUPERVISOR:
David V. Keyson (DUT), Figen Işık (ODTÜ)

A Lexicon for Product Experience Related Communication

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Emotional Effects of Car Passenger Activities on Physiology and Comfort: An Empirical Study

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley (METU), Valentijn Visch (TUDelft)

Implications of Additive Manufacturing Applications for Industrial Design Profession from the Perspective of Industrial Designers

SUPERVISOR:
Refik Toksöz

Barriers and Opportunities for Integrating Sustainable Product Design into Ankara Small and Medium-Sized Furniture Enterprises

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

Exploring and Implementing Pleasant Touch in the Interface of Products for Design Purposes: The Case of a Bang & Olufsen Remote Control

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley (ODTÜ), Marieke Sonneveld (DUT)

User experience in public products: the effects of presence of other people

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ (METU), Paul Hekkert (TUDelft)

Reallocation of Household Resources for Energy Saving Behavior

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Practice of Counting Prayers: Use of Tespih and “Zikirmatik” in Everyday Life in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Figen Işık

Assessment of Novelty and Distinctive Character in Industrial Design Protection in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Designing perceptual persuasion: development of a design tool that enables designers to use the persuasiveness of visual elements in conversion centered website design

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan (METU), Huib de Ridder (TUDelft)
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Determining User-Centered Design Requirements of First-Of-A-Kind Interactive Systems: An Implementation of Hybrid Cognitive Analysis on Human Robot Interaction

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Suppliers’ Involvement in Product Design Process: A Study on Turkish Automotive Industry

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

A Method for Supporting Data Collection in User Research Studies at Domestic Environments

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Children’s Expectations from Learning Technologies

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Physical pain in user-product interaction

SUPERVISOR:
Marieke Sonneveld (TUDelft), Owain Pedgley (METU)

The Role of Design Attributes in Users′ Value Assignment: The Case of Portable Digital Audio Players

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

The influence of sound properties on the semantic associations of product sounds

SUPERVISOR:
Elif Özcan (TUDelft), Owain Pedgley (METU)

Relevancy of Bipolar Word Pairs Across Product Categories: A Compartive Study Between Automobiles and The Iphone

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Progressive Obsolescence and Product Non-Use in Electical Kitchen Appliances

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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A Sampling Methodology For Usability Testing of Consumer Products Considering Individual Differences

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The effect of emotional facial expressions of a virtual character on people’s performance for interactive digital tasks

SUPERVISOR:
Refik Toksöz (METU), Valentijn Visch (TUDelft)

A Study on Modern Bathroom Through Sanitary Ware After the Nineteenth Century

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Online Distance Education: A New Approach to Industrial Design Education

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

A Semantic Approach to the Relationship Between Brand Identity and Exterior Product Design for Visual Brand/Product Recognition, Through A Case Study On Local Commercial Vehicle Brand, Temsa

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Research and product design to minimize food waste in western domestic kitchens

SUPERVISOR:
David Keyson (TUDelft), Owain Pedgley (METU)

The Influence of Product Appearance On Perceived Product Quality in Refenence to Washing Machines

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Smart Products: Technological Applications vs User Expectations

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

Harnessing children’s creativity in contextmapping activities.

SUPERVISOR:
Mathieu Gielen (TUDelft), Owain Pedgley (METU)

Human Factors Issues of Glass Cockpit Automation

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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Post-Use Design Thinking for Product Design Process and Sustainability: A Study on an Educational Project in Glass Packaging

SUPERVISOR:
Çağla Doğan

Multi-Generational Workforce as A User Group: A Study on Office Environments

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Communication of Smart Materials: Bridging the Gap Between Material Innovation and Product Design

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

Design Juries as a Means of Assessment and Criticism in Industrial Design Education: A Study on METU Department of Industrial Design

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Position of Design and the Designer in Low-Tech Small and Medium Scale Furniture Industry in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Sustainability and Industrial Design Education: The Case of the Department of Industrial Design at METU, Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

A Comparative Analysis of Designers′ Intended Messages and Users′ Perceived Messages Embodied in Product Appearance

SUPERVISOR:
Owain Pedgley

The Emotional Reactions of Tactual Qualities on Handheld Product Experiences

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Factors Influencing New Product Acceptance: A Study on Military Contex

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

The Dimensions of Users′ Fun Experinces with Consumer Products

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Situation of Ecodesign in Turkish Industry

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

The Role and Significance of Design Exhibitions in the History of Industrial Design in Turkey 1989-2008

SUPERVISOR:
Figen Işık

Exploring Interest Evoked by Product Appearance

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

A Study of Consumers′ Emotional Responses Towards Brands and Branded Products

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

An Approach to Achieve Design Recommendations for Interior Elements of Urban Railway Transport with Regard to User Perception of Semantic Dimensions

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Preferences and Evaluation Criteria of Preschool Children Related to Different Types of Play Materials

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

Strategies for An Effective University – Industry Collaboration in Industrial Design Education: A Case Study of Graduation Projects

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Enhancing Creativity in the Concept Generation Phase: Implementation of Black Box as a Tool for Analogical Reasoning

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi

An Analysis of the Evolution of Multi Functional Kitchen Mixing Tools

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Analysis of the Narrative Constructed Around Products: A Case Study on Tupperware Products

SUPERVISOR:
Figen Işık
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Investigation Into Adaptive Structure in Software-Embedded Products From Cybernetic Perspective

SUPERVISOR:
Bahar Şener Pedgley

Presenting the Outcomes of a Participatory User Workshop: A Design Research Based on the Case of Remote Controls

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Teamwork Effectiveness for Successful Product Development: Relationship Between Engineers and Industrial Designers

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

Design Consultancy in Turkey: A Study on the Business Structure, Services and Clients

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Visually-Impaired Users and Product Interaction: A Study on the Interfaces of Washing Machines, Vacuum Cleaners and Irons

SUPERVISOR:
Refik Toksöz
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The Influence of Visual Appeal on Perceived Usability

SUPERVISOR:
Canan E. Ünlü

The State of Outsourcing Design Expertise in the Turkish Manufacturing Industry

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

The Role of Industrial Designer in Turkish Industry: The Perceptions of Manufacturers and Designers

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
PDF (if available)

Gender Differences in Product Form Perception

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Communicating Corporate Identity Through Form Attributes and Evaluating Visual Analogy of Digital Cameras

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin

Investigation of Design As The Next Step in Software Product Evolution: An Analysis of Added Values

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Visual Perception of Automobile Seat Comfort

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

The Use of Design Consultancy For Companies Producing Furniture on Contract Basis : The Case of a Medium Sized Company in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Güner Mutaf

Design Decision on Automobile Driver Interface Regarding with Subjective Evaluations of Users

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin

User Workshops: A Procedure for Eliciting User Needs and User Defined Problems

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

Evaluation of Products Through the Concept of National Design: A Case Study on Art Decor Magazine

SUPERVISOR:
Aren Emre Kurtgözü

Analysis of Public Use Bicycle Systems for a Product-Service System Perspective

SUPERVISOR:
Naz Börekçi
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Craft Culture as the Source of Inspiration for Industrial Design in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin

An Inquiry into Product Design and Advertising as Mediators of Consumer Identity

SUPERVISOR:
Aren Emre Kurtgözü

Fitting Passanger Seats on Intercity Coaches to Turkish Population: An Ergonomic Study

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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Possible Interventions of New Media Literature in Design Literature and Practical Effects of Emerging New Media Technologies on Product Design Practice

SUPERVISOR:
Aren Emre Kurtgözü

Designer′s Responsibility: A Critical Approach to the Concept of User in Design Through the Concept of Other

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Designing Customer Demand Oriented Products : A Case Study on Inner City Bus Interior Design in MAN Türkiye A.Ş

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
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Ethics for Industrial Design: An Ethico – Political Critique of Sustainability in Industrial Design

SUPERVISOR:
Aren Emre Kurtgözü

User-Product Interaction in New Product Encounters: Prominence of User Expertise and Product Properties

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
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Dimensions of User Satisfaction for Different Product Groups

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Contribution of User-Centered Design to Consumer Packages

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

The Interaction of the Consumer Constructed Meanings of Brand Identity and ‘Designed’ Product

SUPERVISOR:
Aren Emre Kurtgözü

The Negative Effects of Technology-Driven Product Design on User-Product Interaction and Product Usability

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ

An Evaluation of Virtual Design Studio: A Course Between Middle East Technical University and Delft University of Technology

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
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Guidelines for a Materials Selection Source for Industrial Design Activity: A Survey on the Expectations of Turkish Designers

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Usability

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
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Deficiencies in the Integration of Ergonomics Knowledge into Consumer Electronics Design

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
PDF (if available)

Analysing Design processes: A Study on Graduation Projects of Industrial Design Students

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan

A Comparative Study on Differences in Color Determination Process and Criteria of Leading Automobile Companies

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu

Design Considerations in Children Bedroom Furniture of Preschool Period with an Analysis of Today′s Turkish Children Furniture Market

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin

Origins, Aims and Methods of Basic Design Courses in Industrial Design Programs in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut

Attributes of Traditional Playground Equipment Design in Children′s Developmental Needs

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu
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Gendering of Products in Industrial Design

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
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Implementations in Relation to Sustainable Development in Industry and Industrial Design Profession: A Case of Arçelik Corporation

SUPERVISOR:
Hakan Gürsu
PDF (if available)

Empirical Assessment of the Influence of Aesthetic Properties on Product Pleasure

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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The Effects of Internet on Product Design

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
PDF (if available)

The Influence of Ergonomics on Marketing and Product Styling

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
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The Effects of Technological Changes on Photographic Camera Designs and Their User-Product Relationships

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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Effective Internal Communication Issues in Cross-Functional Design Teams: The Case of a Graduate Course in Industrial Design

SUPERVISOR:
Fatma Korkut
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A Perspective on the Person-Product Relationship: Attachment and Detachment

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
PDF (if available)

An Approach for Evaluating Usability of Personal Digital Assistants

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
PDF (if available)

Toy Safety in Kindergartens for the Ages 3 and 6

SUPERVISOR:
Güner Mutaf
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Integration of Ecological and Sustainable Design Knowledge into Product Design Process

SUPERVISOR:
Çiğdem Erbuğ
PDF (if available)

An Analysis of Mobile Phone Usage with Respect to Turkish Users

SUPERVISOR:
Mehmet Asatekin
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The Sources of Creativity in Peddling Products with Particular Focus on Small-Scale Toy Industry in Turkey

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan
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Dynamics of Product Innovation in the Turkish Manufacturing Industry: The Case of a Medium-Sized Electrical Home Appliance Company

SUPERVISOR:
Gülay Hasdoğan, Özlem Er
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An Analysis and Evaluation of User Needs for Food Preparation in Kayseri Kitchens

SUPERVISOR:
Güner Mutaf
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