Titel: Socio-technical issues in professional translation practice
Autor/-in: Ehrensberger-Dow, Maureen
Massey, Gary
et. al: No
Erschienen in: Translation practice in the field : current research on socio-cognitive processes
Seiten: 105
Seiten bis: 122
Verlag / Hrsg. Institution: John Benjamins
Verlag / Hrsg. Institution: Amsterdam
Erscheinungsdatum: 2019
Lizenz (gemäss Verlagsvertrag): Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag
Reihe: Benjamins Current Topics
Reihenzählung: 105
Art der Begutachtung: Peer review (Publikation)
Sprache: Englisch
Schlagwörter: Organizational ergonomics; Socio-technical system; Translation practice; Workplace research; Translation constraint; Situated cognition
Fachgebiet (DDC): 418.02: Translationswissenschaft
Zusammenfassung: According to the International Ergonomics Association, a focus on organizational ergonomics recognizes that people work within socio-technical systems that encompass tools, equipment, and computer interfaces as well as other actors in their professional environment and networks. In recent research, we have started investigating such socio-technical factors from an ergonomic perspective. Observations at professional workplaces, responses to questionnaires, and indepth interviews with translators suggest that their perceived self-determination is more important to the success of socio-technical change than the technological developments themselves. A lack of involvement in decision-making at the workflow level may explain why so many translators have been resistant to taking new technology on board. We discuss how a feedback culture could mitigate many socio-technical issues by giving translators a voice in change and empowering them to contribute to organizational learning and growth.
Weitere Angaben: Previously published in Translation Spaces 6:1 (2017)
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisationseinheit: Institut für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen (IUED)
Publikationstyp: Buchbeitrag
DOI: 10.1075/bct.105.06ehr
ISBN: 978-90-272-0397-7
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/17988
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