Organisational IT Managed from the Shop Floor: Developing Participatory Design on the Organisational Arena

Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)

Abstract

Modern organisations need to be able to adjust to changes in the environment, changes which are ever more rapid, and in doing so capitalise on the creativity and innovations of their employees. As suggested by Boulus-Rødje and Bjørn (Chap. 14), information technology (IT) applications today are likely to take the form of complex, integrated infrastructures, supporting collaboration within and across organisations. This places requirements on the IT infrastructure. As the work practices within an organisation change, the supporting infrastructure also needs to evolve.

Keywords

Arena 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IT University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Academic Information ManagerWorld Maritime UniversityMalmöSweden
  3. 3.Software and System SectionIT University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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