Age stereotypes in agile software development - an empirical study of performance expectations

@article{Schloegel2018AgeSI,
  title={Age stereotypes in agile software development - an empirical study of performance expectations},
  author={Uta Schloegel and Sebastian Stegmann and Alexander Maedche and Rolf Van Dick},
  journal={IT & People},
  year={2018},
  volume={31},
  pages={41-62}
}
Purpose Research on agile software development (ASD) has so far primarily focused on processes and tools. Recently, researchers have started to investigate the social dimensions of ASD. The authors contribute to this and examine the largely invisible psychological factor of age stereotypes as one important social dimension of ASD. Driven by demographic change, employees of different age groups will need to work closely together in ASD in the future. However, age stereotypes can hinder… CONTINUE READING

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