Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge

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Harvard Business School Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 284 pages
Today's marketplace is fueled by knowledge, but technology is not enough. Cultivating communities of practice is the keystone of effective knowledge strategy. This book provides practical models and methods for stewarding these communities to reach their full potential--without squelching the inner drive that makes them so valuable. Essential reading for any leader in today's knowledge economy; the definitive guide to developing communities of practice!

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User Review  - evolvemind - LibraryThing

The best and most practical volume on communities of practice (CoP), groups of people who share a passion for a topic or profession. In true CoPs, most learning is collaborative, among peers, rather ... Read full review

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User Review  - hennis - LibraryThing

A book that is very easily readable, and has a good structure. It gives an overview of CoP findings across different companies, and provides with some recommendations on how to sustain and "cultivate" communities of practice. Read full review

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