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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Communities and Trust

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber and John Bailey.

in Taming Information Technology

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 10187 words.

This chapter describes the importance of broader communities in IT management, such as informal groups of people who share a profession or specialty and engage in collective learning in...

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Findings and Lessons

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber and John Bailey.

in Taming Information Technology

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 6459 words.

This chapter tells what was learned overall. Through the focus on grounding, distributed cognition, and evolution, the chapter develops a set of high-level lessons for IT management. The...

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The contribution of latent human failures to the breakdown of complex systems

J. Reason.

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations

July 1990; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 5063 words.

The challenge facing the human reliability community is to find ways of identifying and neutralizing the latent failures before they combine with local triggering events to breach the...

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Motivations and Methods

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber and John Bailey.

in Taming Information Technology

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 6542 words.

Information technology is pervasive but also practically invisible to the average person. Information technology work is so complex that even technical people often do not have the complete...

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