Finished Dissertations


More Designing than Managing

Administrative Actors as Designers of Multilateral Communication Processes in Integrated Urban Development

Dr.-Ing., Building Assessor Lucyna Joanna Zalas

The thesis deepens the professional discourse on communicative multilateral interdisciplinary planning processes and deals with the role of administrative actors in integrated urban development projects. It shows how administrative actors can use change processes to support an evolution of process structures from 'interfaces with deficit' to 'connection points and enabling culture', thus optimizing complex, integrated projects of these and becoming more agile.

1. Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Agnes Förster
2. Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Selle
Term: From January 2019 to May 2021
Links: Forum Agile Verwaltung, dissertation download at RWTH Publications