A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection

A. de Moor, C. Steinfeld (Editor), Anjo Allert Anjewierden, B.T. Pentland (Editor), M. Akkerman (Editor), N. Contractor (Editor)

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Abstract

Wicked problems and social complexity abound in our globalizing, ever more complex society [6]. Wicked problems, such as many socioeconomic and environmental issues, cannot be solved in traditional ways, as no perfect solution can be found. Also, the understanding of the problem evolves as the solution is being worked on, but no clear agreement on what the real problem is can be reached. The only way to seriously address these problems is by examining a wide range of possible solutions, argumentations, and viewpoints by as many stakeholders as possible [13, 6]. Classical organizations, like governments and official scientific bodies, are no longer capable of representing these interests on their own. New forms of agile social structures are needed, covering a wide spectrum of public interests instead of limited national or organizational interests.
Original languageEnglish
Pages225-244
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventThird Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007 - East Lansing, United States
Duration: 28 Jun 200730 Jun 2007
Conference number: 3

Conference

ConferenceThird Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007
Abbreviated titleC&T
CountryUnited States
CityEast Lansing
Period28/06/0730/06/07

Keywords

  • METIS-244266
  • IR-83030

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de Moor, A., Steinfeld, C. (Ed.), Anjewierden, A. A., Pentland, B. T. (Ed.), Akkerman, M. (Ed.), & Contractor, N. (Ed.) (2007). A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection. 225-244. Paper presented at Third Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007, East Lansing, United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-905-7_12
de Moor, A. ; Steinfeld, C. (Editor) ; Anjewierden, Anjo Allert ; Pentland, B.T. (Editor) ; Akkerman, M. (Editor) ; Contractor, N. (Editor). / A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection. Paper presented at Third Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007, East Lansing, United States.
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de Moor, A, Steinfeld, C (ed.), Anjewierden, AA, Pentland, BT (ed.), Akkerman, M (ed.) & Contractor, N (ed.) 2007, 'A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection' Paper presented at Third Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007, East Lansing, United States, 28/06/07 - 30/06/07, pp. 225-244. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-905-7_12

A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection. / de Moor, A.; Steinfeld, C. (Editor); Anjewierden, Anjo Allert; Pentland, B.T. (Editor); Akkerman, M. (Editor); Contractor, N. (Editor).

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de Moor A, Steinfeld C, (ed.), Anjewierden AA, Pentland BT, (ed.), Akkerman M, (ed.), Contractor N, (ed.). A socio-technical approach for topic community member selection. 2007. Paper presented at Third Communities and Technologies Conference, C&T 2007, East Lansing, United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-905-7_12