The Web of Computing: Computer Technology as Social Organization

@article{Kling1982TheWO,
  title={The Web of Computing: Computer Technology as Social Organization},
  author={R. Kling and W. Scacchi},
  journal={Adv. Comput.},
  year={1982},
  volume={21},
  pages={1-90}
}
Publisher Summary This chapter examines web models for understanding the dynamics of computing development and its use in organizational life. The chapter describes the study of the relative explanatory power of the discrete-entity model and web model by drawing upon the existing research literature and three case studies. The chapter explores different kinds of insights each model provides into the social dynamics of computing development and use. The chapter also illustrates the ways by which… Expand

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  • R. Kling
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • ACM '78
  • 1978
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