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What is the meaning of Human Activity System?

The human activity system is a notional purposive system which expresses some purposeful human activity, activity which could in principle be found in the real world. Such systems are notional in the sense that they are not descriptions of actual real-world activity (which is an exceptionally complex phenomenon) but are intellectual constructs; they are ideal types for use in a debate about possible changes which might be introduced into a real-world problem situation (Checkland, 1993: 314).

Books Related to Human Activity System

Geri Gay and Helene Hembrooke, "Activity-Centered Design : An Ecological Approach to Designing Smart Tools and Usable Systems (Acting with Technology)".
     —More information on Activity-Centered Design : An Ecological Approach to Designing Smart Tools and Usable Systems (Acting with Technology)

P. Naur, "Knowing and the Mystique of Logic and Rules : including True Statements in Knowing and Action * Computer Modelling of Human Knowing Activity * Coherent ... and Science (Studies in Cognitive Systems)".
     —More information on Knowing and the Mystique of Logic and Rules : including True Statements in Knowing and Action * Computer Modelling of Human Knowing Activity * Coherent ... and Science (Studies in Cognitive Systems)


 

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