Resources, Co-Evolution and Artifacts: Theory in CSCW by Mark S. AckermanResources, Co-Evolution and Artifacts: Theory in CSCW by Mark S. Ackerman

Resources, Co-Evolution and Artifacts: Theory in CSCW

byMark S. AckermanEditorChristine A. Halverson, Thomas Erickson

Paperback | October 21, 2010

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This new book looks at how resources get created, adopted, modified, and die, by using a number of theoretical and empirical studies to carefully examine and chart resources over time. It examines, among many others, issues such as how resources are tailored or otherwise changed as the situations and purposes for which they are used change, and how a resource is maintained and reused within an organization.
Written by senior researchers in CSCW. Wendy Kellogg is one of the founders of Human-Computer Interaction and CSCW.
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Title:Resources, Co-Evolution and Artifacts: Theory in CSCWFormat:PaperbackDimensions:332 pagesPublished:October 21, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849966710

ISBN - 13:9781849966719

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Artifacts and their Development 1. The Birth of an Organizational Resource: The Surprising Life of a Cheat Sheet. Christine Halverson and Mark Ackerman 2.The Zephyr Help Instance as a CSCW Resource. Mark Ackerman and Leysia Palen 3. Co-realisation: Towards a Principled Synthesis of Ethnomethodology and Participatory Design. Mark Hartswood, Rob Procter, Roger Slack, Alex Voß, Monika Büscher, Mark Rouncefiled, Philippe Rouchy 4. Figuring Out How to Figure Out: Supporting Expertise Sharing in Online Systems. Thomas Erickson, Christine Halverson, Wendy Kellogg Section 2 - Contextualizing Influences: Language, Trust and Time 5. Representational Gestures as Cognitive Artifacts for Developing Theories in a Scientific Laboratory. L. Amaya Becvar, James Hollan, Edwin Hutchins 6. Distributed Cognition and Joint activity in Computer-System Administration. Paul Maglio, Eser Kandogan, Eben Haber 7. Representation, Coordination, and Information Artifacts in Medical Work. Madhu Reddy and Paul Dourish Section 3 - Theorizing: Coordination, Co-realization and Structuration 8. Reach, Bracket, and the Limits of Rationalized Coordination: Some Challenges for CSCW. Elihu Gerson 9. Down in the (Data)base(ment): Supporting Configuration in Organisational Information Systems. Stuart Anderson, Gillian Hardstone, Rob Procter, Robin Williams 10. Using Technology and Constituting Structures: A Practice Lens for Studying Technology in Organisations. Wanda Orlikowski 11. Reflections andConclusions.