Developing a framework of common information space (CIS): grounded theory analysis of airport CIS

Selvaraj, Nallini and Fields, Bob (2010) Developing a framework of common information space (CIS): grounded theory analysis of airport CIS. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Collaboration and Technology. Lecture Notes on Computer Science (6257). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 281-296. ISBN 978-3-642-15713-4

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The notion of Common Information Space (CIS) has been proposed in the field of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) as a conceptual framework for analyzing cooperative work processes. The area is still in its formative years and requires more research to contribute to its development. This paper presents findings from an investigation undertaken for such an endeavor. Three perceptions of CIS are presented, which are, CIS as a sociotechnical arrangement, dynamic arrangement, and dependency management arrangement. These have been derived from review of existing research contributing to CIS notion development and Grounded Theory analysis of collaborative work process in air traffic control setting. The findings presented in this paper provide a comprehensive and consolidated view of the notion development. The paper contributes to the ongoing discussion of CIS notion development by making theoretical as well as methodological contribution.

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Paper presented at CRIWG10: the 16th International Conference on Collaboration and Technology, Maastricht, The Netherlands, September 20-23, 2010

Keywords (uncontrolled):air traffic control, articulation work, common information space, computer supported cooperative work, workplace studies
Research Areas:A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
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