Applied research on group decision support systems: The minnesota GDSS project

Marshall Scott Poole, Gerardine DeSanctis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In the 1980s, computing and information technology underwent a fundamental transformation from centralized systems inaccessible to most users to personal computers and networks that put computing within reach of everyone. That era witnessed widespread adoption of personal computers by businesses and in the home, the initiation and growth of the Internet, the spread of e-mail, and growth in teleconferencing and videoconferencing-in short, a spread of advanced communication and information technologies into everyday life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)0203871642, 9781135231798
ISBN (Print)080584984X, 9780805849844
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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