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Knowledge Workforce Development for Computer-Supported Collaborative Work Environments

  • Man-Gon Park
  • Myong Hee Kim

With the globalization of the economy and its requirement for multi-skilled professionals, the demand for a knowledge workforce is increasing. The presence and the acquisition of a knowledge workforce in any organization is a critical factor for its success. Another important parameter that determines the success of an organization is the use of groupware that affects and facilitates interpersonal or group communication. Computer-based tools supporting collaborative work are becoming crucial elements in organizing the activities of groups of people. The computer-supported collaborative work environments are a response to the growing interest in the design, implementation and use of technical systems (including computing, information and communications technologies—ICTs) that support people working co-operatively.

Keywords

Knowledge Economy Collaborative Work Workforce Development Workforce Planning Group Support System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Man-Gon Park
    • 1
  • Myong Hee Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Electronic, Computer and Telecommunication EngineeringCollege of Engineering, PuKyong National UniversityBusanRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician EducationManilaPhilippines

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