Proposal for the Conduct of Design Science Research

  • Aline DreschEmail author
  • Daniel Pacheco Lacerda
  • José Antônio Valle AntunesJr


This chapter proposes a method for conducting design science research. Recommendations for researchers who wish to use this research method are also presented. To develop this proposal, activities that may support research conduct with reliable and relevant results have been considered. It is important to highlight that this research method can be applied in other areas beyond management, with the objective of designing and constructing artifacts or prescribing solutions.


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  • Aline Dresch
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  • Daniel Pacheco Lacerda
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  • José Antônio Valle AntunesJr
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