Interview Results: The Design Reviewer as Convener
This chapter discusses how design reviewers play the role of convener during the design review process. As a convener, the design reviewer focuses on the managing process, stress and promoting social encounters. The reviewer provides opportunities for participants to interact with others informally or formally so that different parties can begin to build meaningful working relationships on a long-term basis. In this role, the reviewer also helps to build trust among participants in the design review process.
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