Information behavior in dynamic group work contexts: interwoven situational awareness, dense social networks and contested collaboration in command and control

@article{Sonnenwald2000InformationBI,
  title={Information behavior in dynamic group work contexts: interwoven situational awareness, dense social networks and contested collaboration in command and control},
  author={Diane H. Sonnenwald and Linda G. Pierce},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={2000},
  volume={36},
  pages={461-479}
}
In many dynamic work situations, no single individual can acquire the varied and often rapidly expanding information needed for success. Individuals must work together to collect, analyze, synthesize and disseminate information throughout the work process. Perhaps one of the most dynamic work contexts is command and control in the military at the battalion level which directs 300 to 1000 soldiers on the battle®eld. This paper reports on a study that explores human information behavior in… CONTINUE READING
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