Coordination mechanisms: Towards a conceptual foundation of CSCW systems design

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The paper outlines an approach to CSCW systems design based on the concept of ‘coordination mechanisms.’ The concept of coordination mechanisms has been developed as a generalization of phenomena described in empirical investigations of the use of artifacts for the purpose of coordinating cooperative activities in different work domains. On the basis of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00133655

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@article{Schmidt1996CoordinationMT, title={Coordination mechanisms: Towards a conceptual foundation of CSCW systems design}, author={Kjeld Schmidt and Carla Simone}, journal={Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)}, year={1996}, volume={5}, pages={155-200} }