Email as co-habitat in distributed organisations

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dc.contributor.author Leung, Linda en_US
dc.contributor.author Humphreys, Tania en_US
dc.contributor.author Weakley, Alastair en_US
dc.contributor.editor Bidwell,N.; Vetere,F.; Satchell,C.; Graham,C.; Muhlberger,R. and Lui,C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T10:05:25Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T10:05:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2008000461 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Leung Linda, Humphreys Tania, and Weakley Alastair 2008, 'Email as co-habitat in distributed organisations', ACM Digital Library, Cairns, Australia, pp. 351-354. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0-9803063-4-5 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11522
dc.description.abstract Email has now become so ubiquitous that it has surpassed its early role as an asynchronous communication tool. Having contributed to the rise of the distributed organisation, email is being used in diverse ways and for purposes for which it was not intended. It is no longer a technology of individual habitats, but one where members of distributed organisations co-habit. This paper charts the study of email management, from early investigations of personal approaches to handling email overload, through to a review of software applications designed to ameliorate this. It suggests that while email has been appropriated for information and knowledge management, there has been minimal analysis of this beyond the individual. Therefore, it presents a case study of a distributed organisation, detailing the process by which email was leveraged for organisational knowledge through the design of an application that enabled visualisation of email data. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher ACM Digital Library en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Email as co-habitat in distributed organisations en_US
dc.parent OZCHI 2008 Designing for Habitus and Habitat Proceedings en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Cairns, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 351 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 354 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCTLE.Institute for Interactive Media and Learning en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120300 en_US
dc.personcode 020017 en_US
dc.personcode 102533 en_US
dc.personcode 996350 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Australian Computer Human Interaction Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20081208 en_US
dc.location.activity Cairns, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.staffid 996350 en_US


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