Posts tagged in communication situation

Hackman, R.J. (1968) Effects of Task Characteristics on Group Products, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 4, pp. 162-187

I read this paper to find out some characteristics for problem solving. The paper looks at three different types of tasks which require a group to produce a written product. The

Continue reading...Hackman, R.J. (1968) Effects of Task Characteristics on Group Products, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 4, pp. 162-187

Murthy et al. (2003) Decision making performance of interacting groups: an experimental investigation of the effects of task type and communication mode, Information & Management, 40, pp.351-360

As do many of the research done in the field of computer-mediated communication (CMC), this paper relies on testing with student groups. Goal of the paper was to compare the fit

Continue reading...Murthy et al. (2003) Decision making performance of interacting groups: an experimental investigation of the effects of task type and communication mode, Information & Management, 40, pp.351-360

Grieb, J. and Lindemann, U. (2005) Providing communication media for distibuted design, ICED05

The most interesting content of this paper were the two tables that describe communication media characteristics and design situation characteristics. Matching these two will help in finding suitable communication media for

Continue reading...Grieb, J. and Lindemann, U. (2005) Providing communication media for distibuted design, ICED05

Medland, A.J (1992) Forms of Communications Observed During the Study of Design Activities in Industry, Journal of Engineering Design, 3 (3), pp. 243-253

Paper identifies four types of communication models within design process:

  • Delegation
  • Reporting
  • Awareness
  • Problem handling (of design conflicts)

With

Continue reading...Medland, A.J (1992) Forms of Communications Observed During the Study of Design Activities in Industry, Journal of Engineering Design, 3 (3), pp. 243-253

Cladwell et al. (1995) Appropriateness of communications media use in organizations: situation requirements and media characteristics, Behaviour & Information Technology

Although this paper is a bit outdated to be taking about communication media, it tackles a topic many papers dismiss. Paper discusses the requirements that different communication situations set on the

Continue reading...Cladwell et al. (1995) Appropriateness of communications media use in organizations: situation requirements and media characteristics, Behaviour & Information Technology