Connections: New Ways of Working in the Networked Organization

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MIT Press, 1992 - Business & Economics - 212 pages
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Computer networking is changing the way people work and the way organizations function. Connections is an accessible guide to the promise and the pitfalls of this latest phase of the computer revolution.Lee Sproull is Professor of Management at Boston University. Sara Kiesler is Professor of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University.

  

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Contents

A TwoLevel Perspective on Technology
1
Beyond Efficiency
19
Do You Know Who Youre Talking To?
37
Electronic Group Dynamics
57
Increasing Personal Connections
79
Control and Influence
103
Designing Information Procedures
125
New Ways of Organizing
143
Making Connections
159
A Lesson in Electronic Mail
177
Notes
185
Index
205
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Sara Kiesler is Professor of Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. She has been elected into the CHI Academy by The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI) in recognition of her outstanding leadership and service in the field of computer-human interaction.

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