'Information in context' : co-designing workplace structures and systems for organizational learning

Somerville, Mary, M. & Howard, Zaana (2010) 'Information in context' : co-designing workplace structures and systems for organizational learning. Information Research: an international electronic journal, 15(4).

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With the aim of advancing professional practice through better understanding how to create workplace contexts that cultivate individual and collective learning through situated 'information in context' experiences, this paper presents insights gained from three North American collaborative design (co-design) implementations. In the current project at the Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado, USA, participants use collaborative information practices to redesign face-to-face and technology-enabled communication, decision making, and planning systems. Design processes are described and results-to-date described, within an appreciative framework which values information sharing and enables knowledge creation through shared leadership.

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ID Code: 61077
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: organisational learning, participatory design, shared leadership, co-design
ISSN: 1368-1613 (online)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 The Authors.
Copyright Statement: This work is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). The published version of the paper is reproduced here in accordance with this policy.
Deposited On: 12 Jul 2013 02:13
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2017 14:43

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