Publication statistics

Pub. period:2001-2012
Pub. count:16
Number of co-authors:16



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Michael Tyworth:5
M. Lynne Markus:2
Elizabeth Kaziunas:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

Steve Sawyer's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Kevin Crowston:24
M. Lynne Markus:16
Rolf T. Wigand:7
 
 
 
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Sawyer, Steve, Kaziunas, Elizabeth and Ĝesterlund, Carsten (2012): Social scientists and cyberinfrastructure: insights from a document perspective. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work 2012. pp. 931-934.

Contemporary cyberinfrastructure (CI) seem poorly developed to meet the distributed work practices of social scientists. We draw from the literatures of science studies and e-science practices to advance a document-centered articulation of social scientists' distributed work practices. We report on a pilot study to provide some insights into CI needs for these scholars. This study relied on a mixed-methodological approach involving the mapping of digital and physical documents, automated tracking of desktop and online repositories, participant-generated images of physical documents and desktop, behavioral queries, along with interviews and participant observation. Findings suggest a document perspective provides insight into the distributed work practices and CI uses of social scientists.

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Jarrahi, Mohammad Hossein and Sawyer, Steve (2012): Social networking technologies and organizational knowledge sharing as a sociotechnical ecology. In: Companion Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work 2012. pp. 99-102.

We focus on how the uses of social networking technologies (SNT) are bound up in knowledge sharing practices. For us SNT include weblogs, wikis, corporate social networking platforms, and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Our focus is to the uses of SNT relative to people's informal networks within and across organizations. We conceive these as multidimensional networks, treating technology and humans symmetrically and as members of the same sociotechnical ecology. To date, evidence indicates that SNTs have multiple roles regarding knowledge sharing in organizational contexts, and it appears that uses of SNT advance collaborative practices in ways not fully congruent with contemporary organizational practices.

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Kaziunas, Elizabeth, Sawyer, Steve and Ĝsterlund, Carsten (2011): Social scientists, documents and cyberinfrastructure: the cobbler's children or the missing masses?. In: Proceedings of the 2011 iConference 2011. pp. 166-173.

A limited understanding of the distributed work practices of social scientists impedes current efforts to develop cyberinfrastructure (CI) that meets the needs of these scholars. In this paper we review literature on the theory, organization, collaborative practices, and epistemic cultures of the social sciences to summarize fundamental characteristics about the nature of their work practices. Building off these insights, we advance a document-centered articulation of social scientists' distributed work practices derived from a pilot study of scholars in the field of information studies. We use a mixed-methodological approach involving the mapping of digital and physical documents, automated tracking of desktop and online repositories, participant-generated images of physical documents and desktop, behavioral queries, along with interviews and participant observation. Our findings suggest that an approach focused on documents offers a tangible entree into understanding the distributed work practices of social scientists. This study aims to help further discussion surrounding the uptake of CI in the social sciences and the role of academic disciplines in the design of CI tools and projects.

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Sawyer, Steve and Huang, Haiyan (2007): Conceptualizing information, technology, and people: Comparing information science and information systems literatures. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58 (10) pp. 1436-1447.

 
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Sawyer, Steve, Fedorowicz, Jane, Tyworth, Michael, Markus, M. Lynne and Williams, Christine B. (2007): A taxonomy for public safety networks. In: Cushing, Judith Bayard and Pardo, Theresa A. (eds.) DG.O 2007 - Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research May 20-23, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. pp. 240-241.

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Fedorowicz, Jane, Markus, M. Lynne, Sawyer, Steve, Tyworth, Michael and Williams, Christine B. (2006): Design principles for public safety response mobilization. In: Fortes, José A. B. and MacIntosh, Ann (eds.) DG.O 2006 - Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research May 21-24, 2006, San Diego, California, USA. pp. 466-467.

 
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Sawyer, Steve and Tyworth, Michael (2006): Integrated criminal justice: ARJIS case study. In: Fortes, José A. B. and MacIntosh, Ann (eds.) DG.O 2006 - Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research May 21-24, 2006, San Diego, California, USA. pp. 47-48.

 
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Tyworth, Michael and Sawyer, Steve (2006): Organic development: a top-down and bottom-up approach to design of public sector information systems. In: Fortes, José A. B. and MacIntosh, Ann (eds.) DG.O 2006 - Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research May 21-24, 2006, San Diego, California, USA. pp. 105-112.

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Sawyer, Steve and Tyworth, Michael (2005): Integrated criminal justice systems: designing effective systems for inter-organizational action. In: Delcambre, Lois M. L. and Giuliano, Genevieve (eds.) DG.O 2005 - Proceedings of the 2005 National Conference on Digital Government Research May 15-18, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. pp. 307-308.

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Sawyer, Steve (2004): Managing the Human Side of Information Technology: Challenges and Solutions, edited by Edward Szewczak and Coral Snodgrass. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2002. In The Information Society, 20 (2) .

 
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Sawyer, Steve (2004): Software development teams. In Communications of the ACM, 47 (12) pp. 95-99.

 
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Sawyer, Steve, Tapia, Andrea, Pesheck, Leonard and Davenport, John (2004): Mobility and the first responder. In Communications of the ACM, 47 (3) pp. 62-65.

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Sawyer, Steve, Crowston, Kevin, Wigand, Rolf T. and Allbritton, Marcel M. (2003): The Social Embeddedness of Transactions: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Industry. In The Information Society, 19 (2) .

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Sawyer, Steve and Southwick, Richard (2002): Temporal Issues in Information and Communication Technology-Enabled Organizational Change: Evidence From an Enterprise Systems Implementation. In The Information Society, 18 (4) .

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Sawyer, Steve (2001): The Social Shaping of Technology. In The Information Society, 17 (4) .

 
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Sawyer, Steve (2001): A market-based perspective on information systems development. In Communications of the ACM, 44 (11) pp. 97-102.

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:2001-2012
Pub. count:16
Number of co-authors:16



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Michael Tyworth:5
M. Lynne Markus:2
Elizabeth Kaziunas:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

Steve Sawyer's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Kevin Crowston:24
M. Lynne Markus:16
Rolf T. Wigand:7
 
 
 
Jul 26

The display is the computer.

-- Jen-Hsun Huang, 2002

 
 

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by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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