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.
This is the latest version of this item.
Download (268kB) | Preview
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, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; 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, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; 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:||30. May 2015 23:01|
Brödner, P.; Latniak, E., 2002, Sources of Innovation and Competitiveness: National Programmes Supporting the Development of Work Organisation. Report to DG Employment and Social Affairs. Gelsenkirchen: Institute for Work and Technology, p. 7
Bruns, F.W., 2000: Complex Objects and anthropocentric Systems Design. In: Matos; Afsarmanesh; Erbe (ed): Advances in Networked Enterprises. Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp 249-258
Ennals, R.; Gustavsen, B., 1999: Work Organisation and Europe as a Development Coalition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publ.
European Commission, 1997: Green Paper on “Partnership for a new Organisation of Work” (COM(97)128). Luxembourg
European Commission, 1998: Modernising the Organisation of Work – A Positive Approach to Change (COM(98)592). Luxembourg
Heath, C.; Knoblauch, H.; Luff, P., 2000: Technology and social interaction: the emergence of ‘workplace studies’. British Journal of Sociology 51/2 (2000), pp. 299-320
Laessoe, J.; Rassmussen, L., 1989: Human-Centered Methods – Development of Computer-Aided Work Processes. Esprit-Project 1217(1199) Human-Centered CIM-Systems, Deliverable R18, Institute for Samfundsfag, Danmarks Tekniske Hojskole
Matos, L.M.C.; Abreu, A., 2003: Towards a Foundation for Virtual Organizations. In: Business Excellence 2003 – 1st Int. Conference on Performance measures, Benchmarking, and Best Practices in New Economy, Guimarães, Portugal
Moniz, A.B., 2002: A contribuição da sociologia para a formação em engenharia. Organizações e Trabalho (27), Lisboa: Celta Ed
Nichols, W.; Jones, O., 1994: The Introduction of CIM: A Strategic Analysis. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 14/8 (1994), pp. 4-16
Ribeiro, L.; Barata, J., 2006: New Shop Floor Control Approaches for Virtual Enterprises. In: Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies, No. 2 (November 2006), pp. 25-32
Sampaio, J.J., 2005: A Tomada de Decisão Operacional em Sistemas Complexos de Trabalho e a Emergência de Novas Competências Profissionais. O Caso dos Serviços de Controlo de Tráfego Aéreo, PhD Thesis, Lisbon, ISEG/UTL- FCT/UNL
Available Versions of this Item
The Collaborative Work Concept and the Information Systems Support: Perspectives for and from Manufacturing Industry. (deposited 06. Nov 2007)
- The collaborative work concept and the information systems support: perspectives for and from manufacturing industry. (deposited 22. Mar 2012 14:56) [Currently Displayed]