Moniz, António (2007): The collaborative work concept and the information systems support: perspectives for and from manufacturing industry. Published in: Technikfolgenabschätzung – Theorie und Praxis , Vol. 16, No. 2 (June 2007): pp. 49-57.
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Most of the discussion and controversy on organisation of work concepts has been referenced to the manufacturing industry along the 20th century: it started with the concept of “scientific management” from Taylor, and continued with the new ideas on the importance of human factors as Mayo pointed out in the 1930s. Immediately after the 2nd World War Friedmann studied the human problems related to new manufacturing technologies and automation. And the late 1950 and 1960s were decades of strong debate on the socio-technics with the research at Tavistock Institute of London and the emergence of national programmes on new forms of work organisation. At the end of the last century the concept of collaborative work was developed together with the definition(s) of information systems and organisational design. However, the interest came from other production activities, like the services. This article analyses the approaches developed on these debates on the collaborative work and information system and its application to the manufacturing industry.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The collaborative work concept and the information systems support: perspectives for and from manufacturing industry|
|Keywords:||Collaborative Work; Information Systems; Manufacturing;|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J50 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing > L60 - General
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||António Moniz|
|Date Deposited:||22. Mar 2012 14:56|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 23:27|
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