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A Mobile and Desktop Application for Enhancing Group Awareness in Knowledge Work Teams

  • Timo Saari
  • Kari Kallinen
  • Mikko Salminen
  • Niklas Ravaja
  • Marco Rapino
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5612)

Abstract

In this paper we present a first prototype for a mobile and desktop system and application for enhancing group awareness in knowledge work teams. The prototype gathers information from the interactions of the group within the application and analyses it. Results are displayed to members of the group as key indexes describing the activity of the group as a whole and the individual members of the group. The advantages of using the prototype are expected to be increased awareness within group possibly leading to positive effects on group performance.

Keywords

Group awareness emotional awareness knowledge work mobile application desktop application 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timo Saari
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kari Kallinen
    • 2
  • Mikko Salminen
    • 2
  • Niklas Ravaja
    • 2
  • Marco Rapino
    • 2
  1. 1.Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR)Helsinki School of EconomicsFinland
  3. 3.Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)Finland

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