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Factors influencing effectiveness of age diverse teams

Author(s): Maria Widerszal-Bazyl, Elżbieta Wołodźko
Subject(s): Behaviorism, Human Resources in Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Centralny Instytut Ochrony Pracy – Państwowy Instytut Badawczy
Keywords: age diverse teams; team effectiveness; team climate; age discrimination; working conditions

Summary/Abstract: In this article three social psychology theories that allow to predict effectiveness of age diverse teams were presented shortly. Then a cycle of German studies that have identified factors influencing the relationship between age diversity and teams effectiveness were reviewed. The above factors were respectively discussed. They were: age saliance, age stereotypes, task complexity, age discrimination, appreciation of age diversity, ergonomic working conditions. Practical implications of the cycle of studies were presented.

  • Issue Year: 545/2017
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 16-19
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Polish