Participatory sociotechnical design of organizations and information systems – an adaptation of ETHICS methodology

@article{Adman2000ParticipatorySD,
  title={Participatory sociotechnical design of organizations and information systems – an adaptation of ETHICS methodology},
  author={Peter Adman and Lorraine Warren},
  journal={Journal of Information Technology},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={39-51}
}
This paper examines a practical adaptation of the ETHICS methodology used in redesigning an information technology (IT) support service in an academic setting. The purpose of the project was to design appropriate organizational structures and functions and an accompanying information system (IS), to increase the effectiveness of the existing service. A participative sociotechnical approach was adopted for the entire design process which was carried out by the practitioners themselves. The staff… CONTINUE READING

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