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Designing spaces for knowledge work - can the use of fiction help construct new realities?

Holtham, Clive; Ward, Victoria and Rosander, Charlotte LU (2001) Managing Knowledge, Conversations and Critiques In Proceedings of conference "Managing Knowledge, Conversations and Critiques"
Abstract
This paper is concerned with two approaches to designing spaces for knowledge work. The central concern of the

first approach is with the use of fictional descriptions of the workplace, in order to stimulate creative thought about

new workspaces. The second approach draws on the emerging potential of three dimensional virtual reality as a tool

to develop shared visions and to stimulate creativity. The paper ends by summarising findings in three important

dimensions of knowledge management in business:

(a) The nature of knowledge work and its workspace requirements

(b) Specific processes for developing creatively shared insights and understandings by potential users about

future... (More)
This paper is concerned with two approaches to designing spaces for knowledge work. The central concern of the

first approach is with the use of fictional descriptions of the workplace, in order to stimulate creative thought about

new workspaces. The second approach draws on the emerging potential of three dimensional virtual reality as a tool

to develop shared visions and to stimulate creativity. The paper ends by summarising findings in three important

dimensions of knowledge management in business:

(a) The nature of knowledge work and its workspace requirements

(b) Specific processes for developing creatively shared insights and understandings by potential users about

future knowledge spaces

(c) The overall philosophy of design of such spaces (Less)
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  abstract     = {This paper is concerned with two approaches to designing spaces for knowledge work. The central concern of the<br/><br>
first approach is with the use of fictional descriptions of the workplace, in order to stimulate creative thought about<br/><br>
new workspaces. The second approach draws on the emerging potential of three dimensional virtual reality as a tool<br/><br>
to develop shared visions and to stimulate creativity. The paper ends by summarising findings in three important<br/><br>
dimensions of knowledge management in business:<br/><br>
(a) The nature of knowledge work and its workspace requirements<br/><br>
(b) Specific processes for developing creatively shared insights and understandings by potential users about<br/><br>
future knowledge spaces<br/><br>
(c) The overall philosophy of design of such spaces},
  author       = {Holtham, Clive and Ward, Victoria and Rosander, Charlotte},
  keyword      = {knowledge work,fictional descriptions,virtual reality},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {10},
  series       = {Proceedings of conference "Managing Knowledge, Conversations and Critiques"},
  title        = {Designing spaces for knowledge work - can the use of fiction help construct new realities?},
  year         = {2001},
}