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Distributed Work

ISBN-10: 0262083051

ISBN-13: 9780262083058

Edition: 2002

Authors: Pamela J. Hinds, Sara Kiesler

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This text takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of distributed work groups and organizations, the challenges inherent in distributed work, and ways to make distributed work more effective.
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Book details

List price: $61.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/3/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Sara Kiesler is Professor of Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. She has been elected into the CHI Academy by The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI) in recognition of her outstanding leadership and service in the field of computer-human interaction.

Foreword
Preface
History of Distributed Work
Managing Distance over Time: The Evolution of Technologies of Dis/Ambiguation
Distributed Work over the Centuries: Trust and Control in the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670-1826
Lessons from Collocated Work
What Do We Know about Proximity and Distance in Work Groups? A Legacy of Research
The Place of Face-to-Face Communication in Distributed Work
The (Currently) Unique Advantages of Collocated Work
Understanding Effects of Proximity on Collaboration: Implications for Technologies to Support Remote Collaborative Work
Group Process in Distributed Work
Managing Distances and Differences in Geographically Distributed Work Groups
Addendum: Virtual Proximity, Real Teams
Attribution in Distributed Work Groups
The Phenomenology of Conflict in Distributed Work Teams
Time Effects in Computer-Mediated Groups: Past, Present, and Future
Conventions for Coordinating Electronic Distributed Work: A Longitudinal Study of Groupware Use
Fuzzy Teams: Boundary Disagreement in Distributed and Collocated Teams
Enabling Distributed Work
Maintaining Awareness in Distributed Team Collaboration: Implications for Leadership and Performance
Fostering Intranet Knowledge Sharing: An Integration of Transactive Memory and Public Goods Approaches
Outsiders on the Inside: Sharing Know-How Across Space and Time
Essence of Distributed Work: The Case of the Linux Kernel
Distributed Scientific Collaborations
What Makes Collaborations Across a Distance Succeed? The Case of the Cognitive Science Community
Computer Network Use, Collaboration Structures, and Productivity
Contributors
Index