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Workplace Studies Recovering Work Practice and Informing System Design

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ISBN-10: 0521598214

ISBN-13: 9780521598217

Edition: 2000

Authors: Paul Luff, Jon Hindmarsh, Christian Heath

List price: $42.99
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Workplace studies are of growing significance to people in a broad range of academic disciplines and professions, in particular those involved in the development of new technologies. This ground breaking new book brings together key researchers in Europe and the US to discuss critical issues in the study of the workplace and to outline recent developments in the field. The collection is divided into two parts. Part I contains a number of detailed case studies that not only provide an insight into the issues central to workplace studies but also some of the problems involved in carrying out such research. Part II focuses on the interrelationship between workplace studies and the design of…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction
Exploring the Workplace
Making a case
Design by problem solving
Analysing cooperative work in an urban traffic control room for the design of a coordination support system
Expert systems in (inter)action: diagnosing document machine problems over the telephone
The critical role of workplace studies in CSCW
From individual action to collective activity and back
The interface between research and design
Analysing work practice and the potential role of new technology at the International Monetary Fund
Ethnography, communication and support for design
Where the rubber hits the road
Situating workplace studies within the human- computer interaction field
Analysing the workplace and user requirements
Supporting interdisciplinary design