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Publications - Yrjö Engeström, Emeritus, Professor

Books

  • Engeström, Y., Miettinen, R. & Punamäki, R-L. (Eds.) (1998), Perspectives on activity theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cole, M., Engeström, Y. & Vasquez, O. (Eds.) (1997). Mind, Culture, and Activity: Seminal Papers from the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Engeström, Y. & Middleton, D. (Eds.) (1994) Cognition and communication at work. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Engeström, Y. (1994) Kehittävä työntutkimus: Perusteita, tuloksia ja haasteita (Developmental work research: Foundations, results, and challenges). Helsinki: Valtionhallinnon kehittämiskeskus (in Finnish).
  • Engeström, Y. (1994). Training for change: New approach to instruction and learning in working life. Geneva: International Labour Office.
  • Engeström, Y., Haavisto, V. & Pihlaja, J. (1992). Alioikeudet uuden työtavan kynnyksellä: Kehittävän työntutkimuksen sovellus tuomioistuinlaitoksessa (Municipal courts facing a new way of working: An application of developmental work research in the court system). Helsinki: Yliopistopaino (in Finnish).
  • Engeström, Y. (1990). Learning, working and imagining: Twelve studies in activity theory. Helsinki: Orienta-Konsultit.
  • Engeström, Y. (1987). Learning by expanding: An activity- theoretical approach to developmental research. Helsinki: Orienta-Konsultit.
  • Engeström, Y. (Ed.) (1984). Learning and teaching on a scientific basis: Methodological and epistemological aspects of the activity theory of learning and teaching. Aarhus: University of Aarhus (edited jointly by M. Hedegaard, P. Hakkarainen and Y. Engeström).
  • Engeström, Y. & Engeström, R. (1984). Siivoustyön hallinta ja työntekijöiden laadullinen koulutustarve (The mastery of janitorial cleaning work and the workers' qualitative need for training). Helsinki: ServiSystems (in Finnish; 2nd edition 1985).
  • Engeström, Y. (1984). Orientointi opetuksessa (Orientation in instruction). Helsinki: Valtion koulutuskeskus (in Finnish).
  • Engeström, Y. (1983). Oppimistoiminta ja opetustyö (Learning activity and instructional work). Helsinki: Tutkijaliitto (in Finnish, 246 pages). 65.
  • Engeström, Y. (Ed.)(1983). Automaatio - ammattitaito - tietoisuuden kehitys (Automation - skills - development of consciousness). Kiljava: SAK:n ammattiyhdistysopisto (in Finnish).
  • Engeström, Y. (1982). Perustietoa opetuksesta (Fundamentals of instruction). Helsinki: Valtion painatuskeskus (in Finnish; 3rd edition 1987).
  • Engeström, Y. (1979). Koululaisten mielikuvitus ja käyttäytyminen rauhankasvatuksen kannalta tarkasteltuna (The imagination and behavior of school students analyzed from the viewpoint of education for peace). Publications of the Tampere Institute of Peace and Conflict Research No. 19 (in Finnish; 3rd edition 1983).
  • Engeström, Y.(1970). Koulutus luokkayhteiskunnassa: Johdatus kapitalistisen yhteiskunnan koulutusongelmiin. (Education in class society: Introduction to the educational problems of capitalism). Jyväskylä: Gummerus (in Finnish).

Recent Articles

  • Engeström, Y. (1998). Expansive visibilization of work: An activity-theoretical perspective. Computer Supported Cooperative Work: The Journal of Collaborative Computing. Virkkunen, J., Engeström, Y., Helle, M., Pihlaja, J. & Poikela, R. (1997). "The change laboratory - a tool for transforming work." In T. Alasoini, M. Kyllönen & A. Kasvio (Eds.), Workplace Innovations - A Way of Promoting Competitiveness, Welfare and Employment. Helsinki: Ministry of Labour. Engeström, Y., Virkkunen, J., Helle, M., Pihlaja, J. & Poikela, R. (1996). "Change laboratory as a tool for transforming work." Lifelong Learning in Europe, 1(2), 10-17.
  • Engeström, Y (1996). "Developmental work research as educational research: Looking ten years back and into the zone of proximal development." Nordisk Pedagogik: Journal of Nordic Educational Research, 16, 131-143.
  • Engeström, Y. (1996) "Interobjectivity, ideality, and dialectics." Mind, Culture and Activity: An International Journal, 3 (4), 259-265. Engeström, Y. (1996). "Development as breaking away and opening up: A challenge to Vygotsky and Piaget." Swiss Journal of Psychology, 55, 126-132.
  • Engeström, Y. & Cole, M. (1997). "Situated cognition in search for an agenda." In D. Kirshner & J. A. Whitson (Eds.), Situated Cognition: Social, Semiotic, and Psychological Perspectives. Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Engeström, Y. (1997). "Reorganizing the motivational sphere of classroom culture: An activity-theoretical analysis of planning in a teacher team." In F. Seeger, J. Voigt & U. Waschescio (Eds.), The culture of the mathematics clasroom: Analyses and changes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Engeström, Y., Engeström, R. & Kärkkäinen, M. (1997) "The emerging horizontal dimension of practical intelligence: Polycontextuality and boundary crossing in complex work activities." In R. J. Sternberg & E. Grigorenko (Eds.), Intelligence: Heredity and environment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.