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        My recent books and how to get them. Available in most libraries.

 


Social and Community Informatics -
                                Humans on the Net

Information and Communication Technologies, Society and Human Beings – Theory and Framework. Honoring Professor Gunilla Bradley. (Editors: Darek Haftor & Anita Mirijamdotter). IGI Global 2011. ISBN 978-1-60960-0. 630 pp.

From the back cover of the book:

Information and Communication Technologies, Society and Human Beings: Theory and Framework addresses the extensive area of effects of ICT on human beings and the interaction between ICT, individuals, organizations, and society. This premier reference source features contributions from over 45 distinguished researchers from around the world, each presenting high quality research on social informatics, human computer interaction, organizational behavior, and macro-ergonomics. This unique publication is perfect for students, teachers, researchers, engineers, practitioners, managers, policy-makers, and media alike.

 

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Social and Community Informatics -
                                Humans on the Net

Bradley,G. (2006). "Social and Community Informatics - Humans on the Net". London/NY: Routledge 2006. Hb: 0-415-38184-3 Pb: 0-415-38185-1.  265pp.

From the back cover of the book:

“As a discipline, Informatics has developed over the years from a focus on data processing and software development, towards an emphasis on People’s use of technology and its impact on their working lives and private lives and our roles as citizens. Gunilla Bradley, an internationally recognized expert in this field, has been researching in this area for many years and here, authors this indispensable volume on the topic. This unique book will be of interest to students and academics studying social informatics, computing and MIS as well as organizational behavior, sociology, psychology and communications. Research-based and cross-disciplinary, Bradley's book is a valuable, and topical, resource”.

 

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Humans on the Net

Bradley, G.(Ed.) (2001). "Humans on the Net. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Work Organization and Human Beings". Stockholm: Prevent. 222 p. ISBN 91-7522-701-0.

The purpose with the book was to contribute to a discussion on desirable actions on various levels and utmost how ICT can be used for deepening human qualities. The contributors were distinguished researchers/professors from Europe, USA and South East Asia, about 10 persons. The network met first at an EU workshop in Brussels 1999, organized and chaired by GB. The book was released in 2001 at the Malmö conference when Sweden chaired the EU commission the first time. It was a historical event.  New policy makers and governmental representatives were among the audience at GB´s presentation of the main conclusions from and the main message of the book. Some years later in 2003 GB  participated in World IT Forum (WITFOR) in Vilnius, at which event the first official statements internationally were specified in the direction of GB´s visions.

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Bradley, G E and Hendrick H W (1994). Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management subtitled "Development,Introduction and Use of New Technology Challenges for Human Organization and Human Resource Development in a Changing World". Book of proceedings from The 4'th International Symposium on Organizational Design and Management (ODAM IV), May 29 - June 1, 1994, Stockholm, Sweden. Amsterdam/London/NY/Tokyo: North Holland, Elsevier. 759 p (Hard cover), ISBN: 0 08 04349 8.

Book of proceedings from an international conference that I organized and chaired in Stockholm in 1994, which became a break through for creating some Research Centers in Sweden focusing on ICT and Organizational Change. Brought together distinguished scholars from 30 nations and from various scientific communities from Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, Economy, Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics.

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Psychosocial Work Environment

Bradley, G (1989). Computers and the Psychosocial Work Environment. London/Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis. 254 p. ISBN: 0-85066-455-1, ISBN: 0-85066-457-8 (paperback).

 

Textbook used by many technical universities in Europe and USA. Presented a theoretical framework for the study and analysis of the interplay between IT and Work Life, empirical results from three big companies representing three main phases of computerization. Discussion on actions on various levels. Validated questionnaire and checklist included.

 

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