Socio-Technical Theory and Related Theories
This Application will help you map the theories you learned this week to your own work experiences. You will evaluate the application of socio-technical theory, social construction of technology theory, and actor-network theory to your work experience.
Perform the following tasks:
Summarize the basic principles of the socio-technical approach and its components and addendums such as actor-network theory.
Describe how these theories help you understand the social nature of the implementation of technology in the workplace.
Cite real-world experiences to draw direct connections to the theories. Make a note of the social circumstances that relate to the concepts presented by the theories.
Write your response in an APA-style report. The body of the report, excluding references, should not exceed 5 pages in length.