Shaping Electronic Communication : The Administration of Computer Conferencing in a Japanese R & D Group

@inproceedings{OkamuraShapingEC,
  title={Shaping Electronic Communication : The Administration of Computer Conferencing in a Japanese R & D Group},
  author={Kazuo Okamura and Wanda J. Orlikowski and JoAnne Yates}
}
This paper reports on a study into the administrative activities surrounding a computer conferencing system used by a product development group within a large Japanese manufacturing firm. Drawing on interview and textual data, the study investigated the goals, deliberations, responsibilities, and outcomes of administrators of the group's conferencing system… CONTINUE READING