Application of Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Sebha University in Student Affairs Unit
Almabrouk W. Ibrahim1, Mahdi Alhaji Musa2, Nor Zairah Ab.Rahim3
1Almabrouk W. Ibrahim, Department of Information System, Universitiy Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru.
2Mahdi Alhaji Musa, Department of Information System, Universitiy Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru.
3Dr. Nor Zairah Ab.Rahim, Department of Information System, Universitiy Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru.
Manuscript received on may 27, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on June 22, 2012. | Manuscript published on June 30, 2012. | PP: 65-70 | Volume-1 Issue-5, June 2012 | Retrieval Number: E0423051512/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is the study of how people use technology, with relation to hardware and software, to work together in shared time and space. The nature of computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) is to facilitate work using technology in such a way that supports human interaction in cooperative work situations. This study was conducted in order to investigate on application of CSCW in Sebha University, in particular, in students’ affairs unit. The proposed application system would be the tools that will facilitate and automate workflow in this organization. This study was also proposed an outline policy for the organization based on the use of the automated system. For this study, the researcher designed a survey and distributed organization to 40 employees of this organization. Besides that, since the study is about current workflow, an observation was conducted to see how process is done. Findings revealed that most of the participants replied positively that they are seriously in need to use up-to date automated technology to ease their interaction in that unit.
Keywords: CSCW, current work flow, new work flow, Sebha University, automated system.