The NEW STS: Advances In Designing Healthy and Innovative Work Systems,
Organizations and Networks
A workshop sponsored by...
Learning and sharing state of the art theory and practice
for collaboratively
Designing Healthy and Innovative Work System...
Who is the room?
3
Change in nature of work
variation
L
H
Routine Non-routine
Routine
work
networksMix models
Mix models
Knowledge work
Effic...
Evolution of Sociotechnical Systems
Three Waves
Wave One: 1950’s-
1970’s
Wave Three: 1990’s-Present
Wave Two: 1970’s-
1990...
6
1.Cherns principles
2.Clegg’s principles
3.Soft systems methodology
4.ETHICS (Effective Technical and Human Implementati...
7
Learning &
developing
Internal and
external positive
and negative forces
Theoretical and practice framework
7
8
1.Introduction
2.Classical STS (core theory, design principles and
practice steps)
3.“Lowlands” STS
4.Discovery of the p...
9
5. New STS practice, new principles, new practices and
new tools for designing
• non-linear/non-routine processes (ie- k...
9
5. New STS practice, new principles, new practices and
new tools for designing
• non-linear/non-routine processes (ie- k...
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The New STS - Introduction to the Workshop

  1. 1. The NEW STS: Advances In Designing Healthy and Innovative Work Systems, Organizations and Networks A workshop sponsored by STS/RT & USI Introduction 1© 2013 Pierre van Amelsvoort ST-Groep University of Leuven Bernard Mohr Co-founder Innovation Partners International
  2. 2. Learning and sharing state of the art theory and practice for collaboratively Designing Healthy and Innovative Work Systems, Organizations and Networks..... Co-developing a more integrated theory and practice that builds on the best of what is! Purpose of the workshop 2
  3. 3. Who is the room? 3
  4. 4. Change in nature of work variation L H Routine Non-routine Routine work networksMix models Mix models Knowledge work Efficiency Business demand change: Efficiency Quality Flexibility Innovation Quality of work Service Sustainability routine 4
  5. 5. Evolution of Sociotechnical Systems Three Waves Wave One: 1950’s- 1970’s Wave Three: 1990’s-Present Wave Two: 1970’s- 1990’s
  6. 6. 6 1.Cherns principles 2.Clegg’s principles 3.Soft systems methodology 4.ETHICS (Effective Technical and Human Implementation of Computer-based Systems) (Mumford) 5.Scandinavial Democratic Dialogue 6.Dutch Integral Organisational Renewal (De Sitter) 7.Cognitive Work Analysis (Complex technical systems) (Rasmussen) 8.Socio-technical method for designing work systems 9.Ethnographic workplace 10.Contextual design (product design) 11.Cognitive systems engineering 12.Participative design ifferent principles, tool &design approaches xter & Sommerville 2008)
  7. 7. 7 Learning & developing Internal and external positive and negative forces Theoretical and practice framework 7
  8. 8. 8 1.Introduction 2.Classical STS (core theory, design principles and practice steps) 3.“Lowlands” STS 4.Discovery of the possibilities of synthesis with Lean Agenda Day 1
  9. 9. 9 5. New STS practice, new principles, new practices and new tools for designing • non-linear/non-routine processes (ie- knowledge work), 6. Explore two major advances in participative processes for change and redesign - ie - Emery’s Participative Design and Appreciative Inquiry 2.0 7. Co-develop the next frontier of these emerging theories and practices Agenda Day 2
  10. 10. 9 5. New STS practice, new principles, new practices and new tools for designing • non-linear/non-routine processes (ie- knowledge work), 6. Explore two major advances in participative processes for change and redesign - ie - Emery’s Participative Design and Appreciative Inquiry 2.0 7. Co-develop the next frontier of these emerging theories and practices Agenda Day 2

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