Forthcoming journal 2009: The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development

[Deutscher Titel: In Kürze erscheinendes Journal (2009): The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (Text übersetzen: Deutsch)]

The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)

An Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association —New in 2009

Editor-in-Chief: Elayne Coakes, University of Westminster, UK;

Description:
The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy and practices which underpin successful organizational change thus building a more promising future for today’s societies and organizations.
It will encourage interdisciplinary texts that discuss current practices as well as demonstrating how the advances of – and changes within – technology affect the growth of society (and vice versa).
The aim of the journal is to bring together the expertise of people who have worked practically in a changing society across the world for people in the field of organizational development and technology studies including information systems development and implementation.

Coverage:
The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development will look for practical sociotechnical approaches that can assist practitioners, academics, researchers, and students. It will encourage interdisciplinary texts that discuss current practices as well as demonstrating how the advances of – and changes within – technology affect the growth of society (and vice versa). The aim of the journal is to bring together the expertise of people who have worked practically in a changing society across the world for people in the field of organizational development and technology studies including information systems development and implementation.
Appropriate themes might thus include (but are not restricted to), a sociotechnical perspective on:

  • Knowledge management systems
  • Systems failures
  • Implementation issues of change and technology
  • Design and technology development issues including requirements and stakeholder participation
  • Innovation
  • Knowledge sharing;
  • HRM issues for innovation and knowledge sharing
  • Technology and its role in society and organizations
  • Culture and trust within organizations and their relevance to technological artifacts
  • Critical success factors (and key performance indicators) for organizations and technological implementation
  • Organizational change
  • Performance and quality of working life
  • Information systems development
  • The influence of human factors on operational efficiency
  • The relevance of the worker’s perspective
  • Empowerment and team development
  • Managing organizational knowledge as a strategic asset
  • Using knowledge management principles to solve organizational performance problems
  • Learning organizations
  • Humanistic redesign and technological politics in organizations
  • Quality assessment of computer information systems
  • Social aspects of automation
  • Sociotechnical systems
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change;
  • Technology in Society
  • E-government and democracy as affected by technological change
  • Applied Ergonomic

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