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Application Development in The Social Computing Non-Profit Sector: Motivating and Managing Volunteer Developers

Nancy L. Russo
Northern Illinois University, USA


Abstract
This paper examines the volunteer developers contributing to the on-line microfinance site, Kiva, to provide understanding of issues related to motivating and managing volunteer developers in social computing non-profits.

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Reference:Russo, N.L. (2010). "Application Development in The Social Computing Non-Profit Sector: Motivating and Managing Volunteer Developers," Proceedings > Proceedings of IFIP 8.2/Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) . Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 10(91). http://sprouts.aisnet.org/10-91
Keywords:social computing, volunteer workforce, non-profit organizations, microfinance
Item Type:Article - Volume 10 Article 91 (2010)
Language:English
Email: Nancy L. Russo (nrusso@niu.edu)

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