Performance by Design: Sociotechnical Systems in North America / Edition 1

Performance by Design: Sociotechnical Systems in North America / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0136564976
ISBN-13:
9780136564973
Pub. Date:
11/20/1992
Publisher:
Prentice Hall

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Performance by Design: Sociotechnical Systems in North America / Edition 1

This volume offers an exploration of successful organizational change — through the use of a purposeful, product-oriented vision shared by all members.

It stresses the four pillars of sociotechnical methodology — systems, power, product, and purpose.

For business managers, sociologists, and psychologists.

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ISBN-13: 9780136564973
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 11/20/1992
Series: Human Resource Development Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. What Is Sociotechnical Systems (STS)?

2. How Did We Get Here? Twenty-Five Years of Sociotechnical Systems in North America.

3. Designing for Purpose: Understanding the Business We're In.

4. Designing for Product/Service: Understanding How to Make "IT" Happen.

5. Designing for Control: Understanding Success and How "IT" Is Unique.

6. Designing for Flexibility: Understanding How It's Up to Us.

7. Designing for Individual Satisfaction: Understanding the Quality of Working Life.

8. Designing for Whole Systems Capability: Understanding How It All Fits Together.

9. Designing for Design Success: Understanding How to Make It Succeed.

10. Redesigning for Renewal: Understanding for Adaptability.

11. Knowledge work and the Future of STS: Living with Paradox.

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