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dc.contributor.authorHarper, Richard H.R.
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-15T11:52:23Z-
dc.date.available2017-04-15T11:52:23Z-
dc.date.issued1997
dc.identifier.isbn978-94-015-7372-6
dc.description.abstractThe paper reports findings from an ethnographic stuy of work practice at the International Monetary Fund in Wahsington, DC. In particular, it describes the mission process, drawing attention to important aspects of social organisation in that process. these aspects, relating to social validation, ritual, and the moral (as against the arithmetica) transformation of numbers, are cruicial to understanding the nature of missions and what role new technologies might play in them.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherKluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
dc.relation.ispartofECSCW 1997: Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
dc.relation.ispartofseriesECSCW
dc.titleGatherers of Information: Some Remarks on the Mission Process at the International Monetary Fund
dc.typeText
mci.conference.date7-11 September 1997
mci.conference.locationLancaster, United Kingdom
mci.conference.sessiontitleFull Papers
mci.reference.pages361-376
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