Supporting intergenerational groups in computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW)

  title={Supporting intergenerational groups in computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW)},
  author={Gregorio Convertino and Umer Farooq and Mary Beth Rosson and John M. Carroll and B. J. F. Meyer},
  journal={Behaviour \& Information Technology},
  pages={275 - 285}
The workforce is ageing as older workers re-enter the workforce or delay retirement. One consequence is that work groups are increasingly becoming intergenerational. Because group work relies on many collaborative tools (e.g. email, shared calendars), it is essential to understand the special requirements that intergenerational groups have for groupware. Can we design collaborative tools that leverage the differing abilities and contributions of older and younger workers in groups? We focus on… Expand
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