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Ethnography, Evaluation, and Design as Integrated Strategies: A Case Study from WES [chapter]

Michael Khoo
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes (a) how ethnography is being used to studythe WES community; (b) how technological frames theory and technology usemediation theory is being used to analyse this data; and (c) how  ...  As WES relies on its user community to generate metadataresources; identification of robust user community features, and ofpotential user community problems, is thereforeimportant.  ...  Acknowledgements I wish to thank Ed Geary of WES for inviting myparticipation, and the anonymous reviewer who suggested Weedman'spaper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44796-2_23 fatcat:3c3cktswkfcpvc5gy62dhyvq54

Can we reconcile individualisation with relational 'personhood: : a case study from the Early Neolithic

Chapman John, Gaydarska Bisserka
2011 Documenta Praehistorica  
In this article, we seek to discuss the tension between relational personhood, characterised by 'dividuals', and the individualisation of persons whose driving force was the creation of new embodied skills  ...  those required for domesticating animals, potting, building rectangular houses, growing cereals and pulses and polishing stone tools and ornaments.  ...  We should also recall that the Early Neolithic period in the Balkans and Central Europe covers a long period of time -perhaps as much as 800 years, or 25+ generations, in any single region -and a wide  ... 
doi:10.4312/dp.38.3 fatcat:ibv3cuyh3vawxjjzu5sy4hi2nu

Strategies and Taxonomy, Tailoring Your CSCW Evaluation [chapter]

Kahina Hamadache, Luigi Lancieri
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we propose a new taxonomy of CSCW evaluation methods based on previous works and on our analysis of current evaluation methods.  ...  With this new taxonomy and the description of CSCW development process and life-cycle we are able to propose evaluation strategies that can be adapted and tailored for most of systems.  ...  CSCW evaluation is a vast domain, and as such it can be fathomed from many perspectives. In [7] the author proposes to consider it from five aspects as shown on Tab 1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04216-4_17 fatcat:bjir5njpmbd3xmugywcjpcznsy

Development of an implementation and evaluation strategy for the Australian 'Zero Childhood Cancer' (Zero) Program: a study protocol

Frances Rapport, James Smith, Tracey A O'Brien, Vanessa J Tyrrell, Emily VA Mould, Janet C Long, Hossai Gul, Jeffrey Braithwaite
2020 BMJ Open  
The development of the implementation and evaluation strategy will concentrate on the work of the Zero Program as a complex whole.  ...  We are applying a mixed-methods design including: a rapid ethnography (observations of stakeholder interactions and informal conversations), Program professionals' completion of a rapid health implementation  ...  , (4) FEFLs as part of a rapid-cycle evaluation integrating quantitative and qualitative data augmented by ERIC to help identify and develop implementation strategies and (5) data triangulation to inform  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034522 pmid:32580982 fatcat:nw37h23tuzf3diijsbroj46bxq

A Qualitative Method Proposal for the Study of Strategy as Practice

Leonardo Lemos da Silveira Santos, César Tureta, Bruno Felix
2021 RAC: Revista de Administração Contemporânea  
Phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and narratives are discussed, and their components are presented in the context of strategy as practice studies.  ...  Purpose: recently, the strategy as practice approach has sought to overcome the micro/macro dichotomy existing in its literature, as well as to better integrate the dimensions of praxis, practice and practitioner  ...  Aiming at study strategy teams under strategy as practice perspective, Paroutis and Pettigrew (2007) employ the case study as method research and collected data through interviews and documents.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1982-7849rac2021190353.en fatcat:we42usnhdfe6xb4evj7bcjg6ma

Ethnographic Interventions: A Strategy and Experiments in Mapping Sociospatial Practices

Nadia Mounajjed, Chengzhi Peng, Stephen Walker
2007 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
Finally, we discuss the development of a multi-stage intervention protocol as a creative and flexible instrument, involving design and preparation, data collection, interpretation, and narration.  ...  Three case studies illustrate how this strategy has been conceived, applied, and developed at architectural sites.  ...  The ethnographic intervention strategy used in this study was mostly empirical. It was a combined strategy, bringing together ethnography and installation.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.200771 fatcat:6pcbktasizckxbhoyxdlvvo5mi

Mongolia, Modernity, Systems + Solutions: Questing Holistic Design + Planning Strategies for a Brighter Tomorrow

Brian Sinclair
2017 Systems  
Building from an innovative integrative framework (Sinclair 2009) for design and planning, the present paper explores the challenges of realizing progress in Mongolia through the lens of systems thinking  ...  GUIDELINE [1] (dfn): a line by which one is guided as, (a) a cord or rope to aid a passer over a difficult point or to permit retracing a course or (b) an indication or outline of policy or conduct.  ...  One can do ethnography anywhere, anytime, and of virtually anyone or any process, as long as human social behavior is involved (or was involved, in the case of studies made by archeologists and ethnohistorians  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems5020026 fatcat:k3zjko3ke5bobfad5kiq5wgdha

Fairness in Strategy: A Fair Process Evaluation of Strategy Schools

Koen Tackx
2016 Social Science Research Network  
We then propose a new strategy process model which has a greater fair process dimension than any of the more traditional 'strategy schools' and as such offers the potential to bring greater effectiveness  ...  We then propose a new strategy process model which has a greater fair process dimension than any of the more traditional 'strategy schools' and as such offers the potential to bring greater effectiveness  ...  We will use 'strategy creation process,' or more briefly the 'strategy process,' as the term for the integrative process of formulating and implementing a strategy.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2803145 fatcat:wylyigbufjbljk66unzlj6ry7e

Lifecycle scenario design for product end-of-life strategy

Shinichi Fukushige, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Yasushi Umeda
2012 Journal of Remanufacturing  
To achieve this, it is necessary to consider the environmental burden from a product life cycle and the quality of life of the consumer.  ...  In this study, a systematic approach for connecting basic human needs and the product development process, called the living-sphere approach, is proposed.  ...  Both types of sustainability should be integrated in future work. In addition, case studies will be performed for different countries to evaluate the usefulness of the proposed approach.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2210-4690-2-1 fatcat:aivfcqliorfw7dcfkeo2rqekaa

What's missing? Compensation strategies – A case for task-specific strategy use

Hong Ying Hsu
2015 Zeitschrift für Interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht  
The present study's objective was to investigate if there is a link between strategy use and specific tasks within a specific setting, i.e., task-specific strategy use in an adult EFL (as opposed to ESL  ...  After thirty years of research and practice, the field of Language Learner/Learning Strategies (LLS) has witnessed a clear shift away from compiling -good‖ strategies employed by the -good‖ language learner  ...  In order to better quantify the tie between strategies and specific tasks, a classroom action study was designed.  ... 
doaj:a9f780a3e8aa4271917f021ad0277625 fatcat:feabowv6pzanzexmkybhtkuwo4

Distributed Synchronous Visualization Design: Challenges and Strategies

Tatiana Losev, Sarah Storteboom, Sheelagh Carpendale, Soren Knudsen
2020 2020 IEEE Workshop on Evaluation and Beyond - Methodological Approaches to Visualization (BELIV)  
This research was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Jackie Yu, Neil Chulpongsatorn and the Centre for Health Informatics, Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary for their contributions to  ...  In auto-ethnography we are both the participants and the researchers -through a self-reflexive process [12, 58] , we examine our shared experience as a multi-disciplinary team of designers working towards  ... 
doi:10.1109/beliv51497.2020.00008 fatcat:k7h47xmigbfuvemyn5pdeo6nbi

Case studies: A research strategy appropriate for palliative care?

Catherine E Walshe, Ann L Caress, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Chris J Todd
2004 Palliative Medicine  
This paper will argue that there are situations when a case study strategy is appropriate to use in palliative care research.  ...  Using case study strategies rigorously and appropriately can contribute to knowledge in a way which is sensitive to the complex, context-dependent and multiprofessional nature of palliative care.  ...  Acknowledgements Catherine Walshe is funded by a Department of Health Primary Care Researcher Development Award. The views are those of the authors, not necessarily the Department of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1191/0269216304pm962ra pmid:15623163 fatcat:fpqdxofogvgdjdre2awfv55fbu

Changing Large-Scale Collaborative Spaces: Strategies and Challenges

Torstein Hjelle, Gasparas Jarulaitis
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
Analytically we discuss the drifting nature of large-scale efforts to establish a company-wide centralized and tightly integrated CIS.  ...  We draw on findings from a large, international oil and gas company to analyze the the implementation of a Microsoft SharePoint based collaboration system within the organization.  ...  We conceptualize our research as an interpretive case study [26] as we do not predefine dependent and independent variables and "attempt to understand phenomena through the meanings that people assign  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.89 dblp:conf/hicss/HjelleJ08 fatcat:oteef4ggxvcbth2gjlka45sxba

Strategies to Make E-Business More Customer-Centered [chapter]

Richard Anderson, Jared Braiterman
2001 Practitioner Series  
In this chapter, we share our experiences of working within small and large organisations which were trying to add customer experience research and testing to e-business design and engineering.  ...  Working in leadership positions in four professional services firms and a digital startup, we have found that transforming e-business development practices requires understanding the specifics of each  ...  Since the profiles were collaboratively created, it was easier to use them later in the project as a guide to design and as an evaluation tool for site strategy and implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0309-7_13 fatcat:wwoo7zvru5fkpgzfbtp3vaooh4

Strategies to reduce interruptions from mobile communication systems in surgical wards

Terje Solvoll, Jeremiah Scholl
2008 Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare  
Under this project, we designed and developed an interruption management system into the existing infrastructure at the Context Laboratory, in our case an Ascom UNITE communication platform, which is similar  ...  To Lorenzo for being able to program the first version of CallMeSmart during his master thesis and further when working as a programmer in the project for one and a half year.  ...  This is evaluated by simulation of hypothetical scenarios as well as scenarios from a case study at St. Olavs hospital.  ... 
doi:10.1258/jtt.2008.007015 pmid:18852324 fatcat:5lypesgwbjawhffzszahmgbkda
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