SOCIOTECHNICAL SYSTEMS APPROACH

an approach to designing and evaluating work systems. It is based on a theory that roles and tasks, technology and the social system make up one single interrelated system where a change in one part needs adjustments in other parts.

SOCIOTECHNICAL SYSTEMS APPROACH: "The sociotechnical systems approach says that a change in one part, means there will have to be a corresponding change in other parts."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIOTECHNICAL SYSTEMS APPROACH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sociotechnical-systems-approach/ (accessed June 4, 2020).
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