ERIC Number: EJ316218
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Computing as an Occasion for Social Control.
Kling, Rob; Iacono, Suzanne
Journal of Social Issues, v40 n3 p77-96 1984
Examines two models of social control processes in computerized work settings, management control and professional negotiations, and introduces a third: institutional control. Discusses the value of these models in light of an intensive study of one complex organization. Asserts that the institutional control model helps explain crucial social control processes the other models cannot. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue with title "Computing: Prophecy and Experience."