Studies of Work: Achieving Hybrid Disciplines in IT Design and Management Studies

@article{Rooke2005StudiesOW,
  title={Studies of Work: Achieving Hybrid Disciplines in IT Design and Management Studies},
  author={J. Molema M. Rooke and D. Bradley Seymour},
  journal={Human Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={205-221}
}
We explore the relationship between ethnomethodology (EM), ethnography and the needs of managers and designers in industry, considering both ethnomethodological and industrial criteria of adequacy and explicating their relationship through the concept of “audience.” We examine a range of studies in this light, with a view to their possible candidacy as hybrid studies and identify three types of application of EM studies of work: market research, design, and business improvement. Application in… CONTINUE READING

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