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Managing interdependencies in globally-distributed software development

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dc.contributor.author Wiredu, Gamel O.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-22T12:25:56Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-22T12:25:56Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1184
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In this paper, I analyse how and why reducing task interdependencies and increasing information interdependencies constitute worthy strategies for managing interdependencies in the face of global-distribution of resources. The analysis establishes a relationship between spatiality and interdependencies, leading to expositions on the spatial rationales for task and information dependencies. Spatiality emerges as a predominant characteristic of task performance and information requirements. It underlines task and information as distinctive dimensions of interdependencies in distributed organising. Implications for task conceptualisation and design, for the bases of integration, and for contingencies of information processing in globally-distributed organising are drawn. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The British Academy of Management Conference;
dc.subject interdependecies en_US
dc.subject tasks en_US
dc.subject information en_US
dc.subject spatiality en_US
dc.subject distributed organising en_US
dc.title Managing interdependencies in globally-distributed software development en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 03/IN3/1408C

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