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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Wes Sharrock

Wes Sharrock has been at the University of Manchester since 1965. He has been Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, and Professor in Sociology there. His main interests are in the philosophy of social science, philosophy of mind, sociological theory, studies of work and science, and ethnomethodology. Current researches are into the organisation of work in constructing online ontologies in bioinformatics. He currently supervises 5 PhD students and has supervised over fifty successful PhDs. Among recent and forthcoming publications are: Ethnomethodology at Work, edited by M. Rouncefield and P. Tolmie, Ashgate 2011 (co-authored introduction and conclusion, authored chapter on division of labour); Studies of Work and the Workplace in HCI: Concepts and Techniques (2009) with G. Button, Morgan Claypool; There is No Such Thing as Social Science (2008) with P. Hutchinson and R. Read, Ashgate 2008.
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