Relation Work: Creating Socio-technical Connections in Global Engineering

  title={Relation Work: Creating Socio-technical Connections in Global Engineering},
  author={Pernille Bj\orn and Lars Rune Christensen},
In this article the notion of relation work will be put forward to describe efforts of connecting people and artefacts in a multitude of ways as part of facilitating global interaction and coordination in an engineering firm. Relation work can be seen as a parallel to the concept of articulation work. Articulation work describes efforts of coordination necessary in cooperative work, but, arguably, focuses mainly on taskspecific aspects of cooperative work. As a supplement, the concept of… CONTINUE READING
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