As a subfield of the academic field of management information systems (MIS), human computer interaction has traditionally been concerned with the process and outcomes of users interacting with computers to accomplish organizational tasks. The principal factors are the computer, the task, andmost importantthe physical, cognitive, and affective aspects of human users. The organizational context, which is a unique assumption of MIS, influences the theoretical basis for research into how these factors interact. Other fields that address HCI, such as computer science, human factors, information science, and cognitive psychology, do not always stress the organizational and workplace contexts or the…
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