Dalla produzione automatizzata agli ambienti tecnologicamente densi: la dimensione sociomateriale dell’agire organizzativo
Author/s: Attila Bruni, Laura Lucia Parolin 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  20 Pg. 7-26 FullText PDF:  98 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SO2014-001001
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Keywords: Technologically dense environments, junction work, nursing, information systems

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Attila Bruni, Laura Lucia Parolin, in "STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI " 1/2014, pp. 7-26, DOI:10.3280/SO2014-001001


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