Search for dissertations about: "sociotechnical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the word sociotechnical.

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

    Author : Thomas Lind; Åsa Cajander; Bengt Sandblad; Marta Lárusdóttir; Netta Iivari; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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. Lithics in the Scandinavian Late Bronze Age : Sociotechnical change and persistence

    Author : Anders Högberg; Lund University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lithic technology; Late Bronze Age; Sociotechnical change; Persistence; Large Blade Knives; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

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  3. 3. Sociotechnical Knowledge. An Operationalised Approach to Localised Infrastructure Planning and Sustainable Urban Development

    Author : Jaan-Henrik Kain; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process; critical realism; sociotechnical; strategic choice approach; sustainable development; practice; action; social construction; decision-making; capital; implementation; infrastructure; urban; actor network theory; local; systems theory; design; partnerships; planning;

    Abstract : In processes of urban infrastructural reconfiguration, there is a counterproductive tension between tendencies of de-monopolisation and market liberalisation, on the one hand, and ambitions for sustainable urban development, drawing on Keynesian reformism and ecological modernisation, on the other. In this thesis, the aim is to overcome this tension and to facilitate a concrete operationalisation of the notion &'sustainable urban development' within concrete and localised processes of planning, design, decision-making and implementation. READ MORE

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

    Author : Thomas Lind; Åsa Cajander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. The Missing link : Business Models Lock-in in Sociotechnical Transitions

    Author : Rami Darwish; Mats Engwall; Vinit Parida; KTH; []
    Keywords : Business Models; Sociotechnical Transitions; Lock-in; Resource Dependence; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Societal and environmental challenges present challenges for our current industrial systems. In order to respond to these difficulties, various alternative systems have been suggested, as they promise sustainability and increased societal quality of life enabled by innovative technologies. READ MORE