E-SYSTEMS DESIGN THROUGH THE STUDY OF AUTHENTIC WORK PRACTICE - social activity theory and the case of University - Industry collaboration

John Perkins, Sharon Cox

Abstract

E-commerce systems involve collaborative systems that support and enable trading partners to work together as members of communities of practice. Eliciting the information requirements necessary to design, develop and run these systems requires understanding of what practitioners do in practice, as well as what policy directives impose as practice. A practice-centric approach is proposed for identification of elements of practice, a brief summary is made of some tools and concepts from Social Activity Theory and their relevance for further analysis of collaborative system information requirements is assessed.

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Perkins J. and Cox S. (2004). E-SYSTEMS DESIGN THROUGH THE STUDY OF AUTHENTIC WORK PRACTICE - social activity theory and the case of University - Industry collaboration . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 317-324. DOI: 10.5220/0002648203170324


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@conference{iceis04,
author={John Perkins and Sharon Cox},
title={E-SYSTEMS DESIGN THROUGH THE STUDY OF AUTHENTIC WORK PRACTICE - social activity theory and the case of University - Industry collaboration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={317-324},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002648203170324},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - E-SYSTEMS DESIGN THROUGH THE STUDY OF AUTHENTIC WORK PRACTICE - social activity theory and the case of University - Industry collaboration
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Perkins J.
AU - Cox S.
PY - 2004
SP - 317
EP - 324
DO - 10.5220/0002648203170324