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Software by Design: Shaping Technology and the Workplace

Harold Salzman and Stephen R. Rosenthal


As computers become more and more integral to business and other organizational operations around the world, software design must increasingly meet the social demands of the workplace. This book provides an informative, cogent examination of how various social factors—such as organizational structure, workplace relations, and market conditions—together shape software developers' technical design decisions. Through a survey of major software companies and in-depth case studies of the banking, hospital, and equipment field service industries, the authors identify factors that influence specific ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780195083408
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195083408.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harold Salzman, author

Stephen R. Rosenthal, author