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The New STS - Introduction to the Workshop

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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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