Hubble bubble toil and trouble : the special case of emergency services

Sobreperez, P 2011, 'Hubble bubble toil and trouble : the special case of emergency services' , in: Information Systems Theory Explaining and Predicting Our Digital Society , Integrated Series in Information Systems, 2 (29) , Springer, New York, pp. 143-158.

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The author outlines the technological frames strand of social shaping of technology theory and posits that the dimensions used by the major proponents of the theory to not necessarily apply to all situations. The proposal is to use an analogy of a technological bubble rather than a frame to describe in particular the interaction of emergency services personnel in emergency situations. The qualities of the bubble as soft-edged, three dimensional and ephemeral lends well to the correlation between the tasks beliefs and attitudes of emergency workers and their relationships with technological artefacts.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Dwivedi, YK, Wade, MR and Schneberger, SL
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
Series Name: Integrated Series in Information Systems
ISBN: 9781441997067 (print); 9781441997074 (online)
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Depositing User: Dr Polly Sobreperez
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2010 12:10
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 17:51

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