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Exploring Sociotechnical interaction with Rob Kling: five ‘big’ ideas.

Horton, Keith, Davenport, Elisabeth and Wood-Harper, Trevor (2005) Exploring Sociotechnical interaction with Rob Kling: five ‘big’ ideas. Information Technology & People, 18 (1). pp. 50-67.

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The authors review key concepts developed by Rob Kling in social informatics, including: multiple points of view, social choices, the production lattice, socio-technical interaction networks and institutional truth regimes. The authors contend that the ongoing development of such interpretive concepts is vital to successful use of computers at work.

Item Type: Article
Electronic ISSN: 0959-3845
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rob Kling; Communication technology; Socio-technical change; Social behaviour;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 304 Factors affecting social behavior
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 338 Production
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 000 Computer science, information & general works
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Item ID: 2181
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2008 10:49
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2011 16:01
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2181

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