Book Club July 13 Community of Practice

Written by Theresa Shafer. Posted in Books, Community of Practice, Events

Book Club For Business Impact Call-in Book Discussion recorded on July 13, 2011

Matt Childs, Dave Horner, Francis Adanza,and Sean Murphy review and discuss two Communities of Practice articles. They share example communities that they value and the key insights from the articles. Matt and Sean also share how they look they at running several communities.

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Two Community of Practice Articles

Communities of Practice – a Brief Introduction

by Etienne Wenger

http://www.ewenger.com/theory/index.htm

Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge – Seven Principles for Cultivating Communities of Practice

by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder

http://hbswk.hbs.edu/archive/2855.html

These articles provide a good introduction to what communities of practice are and why business leaders find them useful as an approach to knowing and learning..

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