Opening the black box: the relation between technology and work

H. Rose, I. McLoughlin, R. King, J. Clark

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This article argues that social scientists need to develop a detailed understanding of ‘technology’, and its relationship to social variables, if the full impfication of new technologjes is to be adequately investigated. Material from research on telephone exchange modemisation in British Telecom is used to develop such an approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-26
Number of pages9
JournalNew Technology, Work and Employment
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986
Externally publishedYes

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