This paper presents a critical review of some of the claims made for CoPs. It will address questions such as "Are CoPs really suitable for use in a business setting?" and "Can a CoP ever be truly virtual?"
NGOs need to tackle the problems of effective communication that arise from their local-global nature. This paper examines Knowledge Management (KM) practices for use with portal technologies in order to promote Communities of Practice in both local and
The workshop focuses on current research trends in technology enhanced learning solutions that aim at addressing the multiplicity and complexity of needs of Communities of Practice all along their lifecycle.
Review of "WHERE DID THAT COMMUNITY GO? - COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE THAT DISAPPEAR" by Patricia Gongla and Christine R. Rizzuto Chapter 24 in Knowledge Networks: Innovation through Communities of Practice
This paper aims at giving a more detailed description and discussion of two concepts of “community” developed in the research areas of text production/writing and social learning / information management / knowledge sharing and comparing them with ea
This paper discusses existing research and develops a theoretical model of factors that affect knowledge sharing in OLCs. The aim is to increase our understanding of the antecedents to knowledge-sharing in OLCs.
Our society has focus on life-long learning, both formal and informal, and this might mean new challenges to the librarians. How do we facilitate knowledge sharing and knowledge creation among the users?