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ECSCW 2009 pp 383-402 | Cite as

Asking for the moon Or model-based coordination in distributed design

  • Kjeld Schmidt
  • Hilda Tellioglu
  • Ina Wagner

Abstract

This paper reports on a study of practitioners in engineering design striving to transform their work practices so as to be able to cope with complex interdependencies across global production networks. As a key feature of these budding coordinative practices, practitioners are trying to build computational ‘models’ of the ‘design space’ of their enterprise. The paper examines the difficulties they face in developing these models.

Keywords

Product Model Boundary Object Wicked Problem Heating Wire Computer Support Cooperative Work 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Copenhagen Business SchoolCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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