Career in Open Source? Relevant Competencies for Successful Open Source Developers

Journal article


Publication Details

Author(s): Kimmelmann N
Journal: it - Information Technology
Publisher: Gesellschaft für Informatik
Publication year: 2013
Volume: 55
Journal issue: 5
Pages range: 204-212
ISSN: 1611-2776
eISSN: 2196-7032
Language: English


Abstract


Open Source (OS) offers new ways of career for software developers. The article describes relevant competencies in a systematic structure along characteristic principles and challenges in Open Source projects. The results are based on a Grounded Theory content analysis of interviews with Open Source software developers, their project managers and human resource managers in Open Source software companies. Implications for future Human Resource Management in software companies are presented as an outlook.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Kimmelmann, Nicole Prof. Dr.
Juniorprofessur für Berufliche Kompetenzentwicklung


How to cite

APA:
Kimmelmann, N. (2013). Career in Open Source? Relevant Competencies for Successful Open Source Developers. it - Information Technology, 55(5), 204-212. https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/itit.2013.1009

MLA:
Kimmelmann, Nicole. "Career in Open Source? Relevant Competencies for Successful Open Source Developers." it - Information Technology 55.5 (2013): 204-212.

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