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Software practitioners dropping-out: a research proposal

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dc.contributor.author Downey, Jack
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-14T17:08:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-14T17:08:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1704
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper proposes an exploratory study to determine why some computer science or software engineering graduates abandon their careers in software to pursue radically different paths. While these people may be experiencing a generic mid-life crisis, is it possible that the tremendous technical focus of their work means they are ill-prepared for the senior roles on offer, roles that involve interpersonal as opposed to technical skills? en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Association Computing Machinery en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ACM SIGMIS CPR;05/2011
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1982143.1982153
dc.rights "© ACM, 2011. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ACM SIGMIS CPR.doi>10.1145/1982143.1982153 en_US
dc.subject information systems en_US
dc.subject software engineers en_US
dc.title Software practitioners dropping-out: a research proposal en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1


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