Team- and project work in engineering practices

Anders Buch, Vibeke Andersen

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In this paper we investigate teamwork amongst professionals in engineering
consultancy companies in order to discern how teamwork affects the collaboration and
work practices of the professionals. The paper investigates how professional
engineering practices are enacted in two engineering consultancy companies in
Denmark where teamwork has been or is an ideal for organizing work. Through a
practice-based lens the article sets out to investigate, firstly, how discourses about teamand
project work affect engineering work practices, secondly, how technology-mediated
management is reconciled in teamwork practices, and, thirdly, how team- and project
work affect engineering professionalism and collaborative work practices. A practice
theoretical framework informs the analysis. Teamwork is investigated as a
phenomenon enacted through the sayings, doings and relatings of practitioners in
landscapes of practices and the interconnectedness of the practices are traced through
the setup of specific ecologies in the sites.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftNordic Journal of Working Life Studies
Vol/bind5
Udgave nummer3a
Sider (fra-til)27-46
ISSN2245-0157
DOI
StatusUdgivet - apr. 2015
BegivenhedOLKC 2015: International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities - Milano, Italien
Varighed: 9 apr. 201511 apr. 2015

Konference

KonferenceOLKC 2015
LandItalien
ByMilano
Periode09/04/201511/04/2015

Emneord

  • team work
  • practice theory
  • collaboration
  • engineering work
  • professionalism

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I: Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, Bind 5, Nr. 3a, 04.2015, s. 27-46.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceartikel i tidsskriftForskningpeer review

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