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Technology in action [electronic resource] / Christian Heath, Paul Luff.

By: Heath, Christian, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Luff, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Learning in doing: Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xv, 269 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780511489839 (electronic bk.); 0511489838 (electronic bk.); 0511011296 (electronic bk.); 9780511011290 (electronic bk.); 0511152302; 9780511152306; 9780521560337 (hb); 0521560330 (hb); 9780521568692 (pbk.); 0521568692 (pbk.); 051117327X (electronic bk.); 9780511173271 (electronic bk.); 9780511053436 (electronic bk.); 0511053436 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Technology -- Social aspects | Information technology -- Social aspects | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social Aspects | Electronic books | Technologie -- Aspect social | Technologie de l'information -- Aspect socialGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Technology in action.DDC classification: 303.48/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Technology and social action; 2 Documents and professional practice: bad organisational reasons for good clinical records; 3 Animating texts: the collaborative production of news stories; 4 Team work: collaboration and control in London Underground line control rooms; 5 The collaborative production of computer commands; 6 Interaction with computers in architecture; 7 Reconfiguring the work space: media space and collaborative work; 8 Organisational interaction and technological design; References; Index;
Summary: This book explores the way complex systems affect everyday work and interaction through video-based field studies looking at the introduction of basic information systems in general medical practice, news production, the control room of London Underground and computer aided design in architectural practice.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-266) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Technology and social action; 2 Documents and professional practice: bad organisational reasons for good clinical records; 3 Animating texts: the collaborative production of news stories; 4 Team work: collaboration and control in London Underground line control rooms; 5 The collaborative production of computer commands; 6 Interaction with computers in architecture; 7 Reconfiguring the work space: media space and collaborative work; 8 Organisational interaction and technological design; References; Index;

This book explores the way complex systems affect everyday work and interaction through video-based field studies looking at the introduction of basic information systems in general medical practice, news production, the control room of London Underground and computer aided design in architectural practice.

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