Advanced

The Challenge of Gender Bias in the IT Industry

Bednar, Peter LU and Bisset, Andy (2001) ETHICOMP 2001: The Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies In [Host publication title missing] 1. p.145-154
Abstract
Contextual Analysis through inquiries into Contextual Dependency is a way to specify and discuss more general issues of unequal distribution of power overall and the importance of gender issues as a specific example. This gives an Information Systems analyst an opportunity to ask some important questions. The sense making activities involved includes efforts to 'visualise' and communicate individual understandings of their unique individual mental constructs. Such potentially enriched dialogues surrounding 'visualised' mental constructs might be used to illustrate experienced relevance and a contextuality of (temporary) 'points' rather than focusing primarily on 'truths' and statistics and just adding to existing organisational dogmas with... (More)
Contextual Analysis through inquiries into Contextual Dependency is a way to specify and discuss more general issues of unequal distribution of power overall and the importance of gender issues as a specific example. This gives an Information Systems analyst an opportunity to ask some important questions. The sense making activities involved includes efforts to 'visualise' and communicate individual understandings of their unique individual mental constructs. Such potentially enriched dialogues surrounding 'visualised' mental constructs might be used to illustrate experienced relevance and a contextuality of (temporary) 'points' rather than focusing primarily on 'truths' and statistics and just adding to existing organisational dogmas with another equal opportunity 'plan'. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
publishing date
type
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding
publication status
published
subject
keywords
Contextual Dependency, Systems Analysis, Contextual Analysis, Gender Bias
in
[Host publication title missing]
editor
Bynum, Terrell Ward; Krawczyk, Henryk; Rogerson, Simon; Szejko, Stanislaw and Wiszniewski, Bogdan
volume
1
pages
9 pages
publisher
Wydawnictwo Mikom
conference name
ETHICOMP 2001: The Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies
ISBN
83-7278-141-4
language
English
LU publication?
no
id
1e018551-e5cc-4b14-bc82-36577725981c (old id 1484248)
date added to LUP
2009-10-06 15:03:27
date last changed
2016-06-29 09:00:31
@misc{1e018551-e5cc-4b14-bc82-36577725981c,
  abstract     = {Contextual Analysis through inquiries into Contextual Dependency is a way to specify and discuss more general issues of unequal distribution of power overall and the importance of gender issues as a specific example. This gives an Information Systems analyst an opportunity to ask some important questions. The sense making activities involved includes efforts to 'visualise' and communicate individual understandings of their unique individual mental constructs. Such potentially enriched dialogues surrounding 'visualised' mental constructs might be used to illustrate experienced relevance and a contextuality of (temporary) 'points' rather than focusing primarily on 'truths' and statistics and just adding to existing organisational dogmas with another equal opportunity 'plan'.},
  author       = {Bednar, Peter and Bisset, Andy},
  editor       = {Bynum, Terrell Ward and Krawczyk, Henryk and Rogerson, Simon and Szejko, Stanislaw and Wiszniewski, Bogdan},
  isbn         = {83-7278-141-4},
  keyword      = {Contextual Dependency,Systems Analysis,Contextual Analysis,Gender Bias},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {145--154},
  publisher    = {ARRAY(0xb380c48)},
  series       = {[Host publication title missing]},
  title        = {The Challenge of Gender Bias in the IT Industry},
  volume       = {1},
  year         = {2001},
}