Search for dissertations about: "Sociotechnical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the word Sociotechnical.

  1. 1. Inertia in Sociotechnical Systems On IT-related Change Processes in Organisations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Lind; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human-Computer Interaction; User-Centred Design; Participatory Design; Organisational Change; IT-related Change Processes; Action Research; Inertia; Sociotechnical Systems; Vision Seminars; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : The introduction of new information technology (IT) in an organisation is one way of changing the conditions for how tasks and work processes can be designed and performed, as well as how people in the organisation interact with each other. Today, many Swedish workers rely completely on IT to be able to perform their jobs, while experiencing a combination of continuous and intermittent IT-related changes that affect this ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Change and resistance to change in health care Inertia in sociotechnical systems

    University dissertation from Uppsala University

    Author : Thomas Lind; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis explores change and resistance to change of IT systems in organisations from a sociotechnical perspective. The work is drawing on empirical data gathered during two Action Research projects in Swedish Health Care: one regarding the deployment of electronic patient record systems within health care organisations, and the other regarding the deployment of eHealth services geared towards patients and citizens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lithics in the Scandinavian Late Bronze Age. Sociotechnical change and Persistence

    University dissertation from Archaeopress

    Author : Anders Högberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Lithic technology; Late Bronze Age; Sociotechnical change; Persistence; Large Blade Knives; Sociotechnical change and Persistence; Lithic analysis; South Scandinavia;

    Abstract : During south Scandinavian Late Bronze Age, c. 900-500 BC, a new tool was invented. It consisted of a wooden shaft and a knife blade made out of flint. One singel of this tool still exists today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Micro-grids supplied by renewable energy Improving technical and social feasibility

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Caroline Bastholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Rural electrification; Electricity access; Decentralized; Off-grid; Photovoltacs; PV-hybrid; Micro-grid; Multi-disciplinary; Sociotechnical; Engineering Science; Teknisk fysik;

    Abstract : Universal access to electricity stands high on the global agenda and is regarded as essential for positive development in sectors such as health care, education, poverty reduction, food production and climate change. Decentralized, off-grid electrification is deemed an important complement to centralized grid extension. READ MORE

  5. 5. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Francis Lee; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE